Nancy Bartels

DUNBAR, Wis. – Nancy L. Bartels, 72, of Dunbar, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 6, 2014.

She was born in Waukesha, Wis. on Dec. 2, 1941; daughter of Howard and Eleanore Orgas. Nancy was united in marriage for almost 50 years to Fred Bartels until he died in November 2008.

She enjoyed her trips to the casino, but most importantly she found pleasure in the time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and also her two dogs, Molly and Lilly. She will be missed.

Nancy is survived by her three children, Michael (LeAnn) Bartels, Tammy (Tom) Schwind, and Tim (Terri) Bartels; Maggie, for who Nancy cared for 20 plus years; eight grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; brother, Mike (Louise) O’Donnell; sister, Cheryl (Bruce) Bennett; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fred; and a sister, Diane.

Per Nancy’s wishes, no service will be held.

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Messar-Roubal Funeral Home of Wausaukee, Wis. is assisting the family with arrangements.