Verna Bartel, 89, Lee’s Summit, Mo., formerly of Winona Lake, passed away on Sept. 2, 2021.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8, at Silvercrest at Deer Creek Senior Living, 13060 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66213.
She was born Feb. 16, 1932, in Aberdeen, Saskatchewan, Canada, to Isaak and Anna Bergen. In 1963, she and her husband Wilmer moved to Winona Lake. In 1970, they founded and operated Bartel Printing Co., which is still family-owned and operated. After retirement, they moved to John Knox Village in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
She was preceded in death by her husband: Wilmer Bartel of 54 years; her husband: Allen Bowers; two brothers: Tony Bergen and Menno Bergen; and her sister: Edna Booth.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law: Marcia and Tony Deaton; her son and daughter-in-law: Murray and Penny Bartel; her grandchildren: Troy (Ashley) Deaton, Cory (Angie) Deaton, Kacy (Charles) Deaton, and Mallory Bartel; her great-grandchildren: Maxwell, Olivia, Molly and Trey; her sisters: Emma Jansen and Leona Krause; and her brother: Norman Bergen.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, that donations be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Arrangements are through Langsford Funeral Home, Lee’s Summit, Mo.