From The Daily Leader, Mt Clemens, Michigan, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 1939:
MRS. BARTELL DIES, AGE 76 Lived in Richmond District 70 Years
RICHMOND -- Mrs. Amelia Bartell, age 76, a resident of Richmond and Columbus townships for the past 70 years, died on Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Phillip Schuck, at New Haven, following an illness brought on by her advanced age.
The funeral will take place on Thursday at 2 p. m. with services at the home of Mrs. Schuck. The Rev. P. C. Jesson of the First Congregational Church at Richmond, will officiate. Burial will be in the Richmond Cemetery.
Mrs. Bartell is survived by four sons: Arthur, of Port Huron; Carl and Irving, of Richmond, and Edward, of Columbus Township; two daughters, Mrs. Schuck and Mrs. Wesley Blohm, of Port Huron; a brother, Carl Hoppe, of Richmond, and two sisters, Mrs. William Boetcher, of Capac, and Mrs. William Johnson, of Phoenix, Ariz.