|Birth: ||Apr. 27, 1922|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 2012|
Dr. Bernhard Bartel, age 90, died on April 27, 2012 in Winter Haven. He was the son of Josephine Hennings and Henry Bartel.
Dr. Bartel was born on April 27, 1922, in Goodhue, MN. After graduating from Goodhue High School in 1940, he served as a Commissioned Officer (ensign) in the amphibious forces of the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Dardenelle Buck on February 26, 1944, in St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Goodhue, MN. She died on July 26, 1989. Dr. Bartel was married to Bernadine McCardle from 1990 until 1999. He was married to Leona McMaster from 2000 until her dearth in 2002.
In 1946, Dr. Bartel received a B.S. degree from Winona State University. He continued his education endeavors at the University of Minnesota where he was earned a Masters degree in 1955, a Specialist Degree in 1966, and a Doctorate of Education (Ph.D.) in 1970.
He served in six Minnesota school districts as a teacher, coach, and administrator. He taught and coached at Royalton, Lake City, and Minnesota Lake. He served as Junior and Senior High School Principle in Minnesota Lake and West St. Paul. From 1970 to 1973, he served as superintendent of schools at Mahtomedi, and from 1973 until his retirement in 1982, he served as superintendent of Forest Lake schools. Since his retirement, he has lived in Florida.
Dr. Bartel is survived by one son, Dr. Bradley (Susan) Bartel; two grandsons, Bradley Bartel and John Michael Bartel. One brother, Henry (Ardi) of Rochester, Minn; sister-in-law, Shirley Bartel of Roseville, Minn.; sister-in-law, LaVonne (Jim) Olson of Hastings, Minn.; sister-in-law, Marcy Buck of Goodhue, Minn.; brother-in-law, Calvin (Jeanette) Buck of Minong, Wis.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dardenelle; his wife, Leona; sister, Gladys Chamberland; brother, Fritz, and nephew Gary Bartel.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 on May 5 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Goodhue, Minn., followed by a funeral service at 11:00am. Interment will be in the Oakwood Cemetery in Red Wing, Minnesota. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation or Grace Lutheran Church of Winter Haven.
Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls is in charge of the arrangements.
Created by: Dr. William McDonald
Record added: May 01, 2012
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