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Junior J Bartels
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1935
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Sep. 22, 2011
De Kalb
DeKalb County
Illinois, USA

Bartels, Junior J. 76, of Genoa, formerly of Plano, Illinois and Rogers, Arkansas passed away Thursday morning September 22, 2011 in Dekalb. He was born June 12, 1935 in Muscoda, WI the son of Amos and Carrie (Milham) Bartels. He was a 1954 graduate of Muscoda High School and attended the University of Wisconsin in Plattville for two years. Junior was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War serving in radio operations. This led to his career as a FAA Air Traffic Controller for 32 years, retiring in 1995. Junior was married for 21 years to Virginia Morgan until her passing in 1974. He later married Mary Knief of Burlington on October 20, 1978. Mr. Bartels was a past president of the Plano Jaycee's and past president of the Plano United Community Fund. He was a proud member of the American Legion of Rogers, Ark, the VFW Post 8043 of Hampshire and was a longtime member of the Loyal Order of Moose both in Springdale, Ark and in Dekalb.. He is survived by his wife Mary, daughters Cheryl Bartels of Oswego and Cathy (Jim) Peterson of Rantoul, 2 granddaughters Katie and Carrie Peterson, sisters; Eloise (Lyle) Sieger, Emily Kolman, Margery Mohr, Kathleen (Marvin) Pursell, Susie (Richard) Balousek and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Elizabeth Baker, Leroy Bartels, Virgil Bartels, Maxine Vance and Evelyn Haight and first wife, Virginia. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at the Fredrick Funeral Home 284 Park St., Hampshire. Burial with Military Honors will be held at the Burlington Township Union Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, September 26th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Memorials in his name may be directed to the American Heart Association or the National Kidney Foundation
For information 847-683-2711

Published in Courier News on September 25, 2011
Family links: 
  Amos R. Bartels (1891 - 1975)
  Carrie O. Bartels (1900 - 1981)
  Virginia A Morgan Bartels (1933 - 1974)
  Leroy A Bartels (1921 - 2006)*
  Virgil Oliver Bartels (1923 - 2007)*
  Emily Bartels Kolman (1924 - 2014)*
  Margy M Bartels Mohr (1929 - 2015)*
  Elizabeth Ann Bartels Baker (1931 - 1989)*
  Maxine Bartels Vance (1933 - 2007)*
  Junior J Bartels (1935 - 2011)
  Evelyn Marie Bartels Haight (1937 - 2009)*
  Susie Irene Bartels Balousek (1943 - 2016)*
*Calculated relationship
JUNE 12, 1935 - SEPT. 22, 2011
Junior Married Virginia Morgan
Oct. 31, 1953
Junior Married Mary Knief
Oct. 20, 1978
Daughters of Junior and Virginia
Cheryl and Cathy
Burlington Union Cemetery
Kane County
Illinois, USA
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Originally Created by: Larry60109
Record added: Sep 26, 2011
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Junior J Bartels
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Junior J Bartels
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