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Luella Bartel

Luella (Schmidt) Bartel, 93, of McPherson, died Feb. 25, 2015, at Bethesda Home, Goessel. She was a homemaker.

Luella was born Dec. 3, 1921, to Herman and Susie (Unruh) Schmidt in Hillsboro. She graduated from Hillsboro High School. She married Harrison F. Bartel on Sept. 13, 1946, in Hillsboro.

She was a member of First Mennonite Church and Christian Women’s Fellowship.

Survivors include a son, Frank Bartel of McPherson; daughters, Harriet Woelk of Goessel, and Debra Shorman of McPherson; a brother, Howard Schmidt of Hesston; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers, Eldon Schmidt, and Willis Schmidt.

Services were Monday at First Mennonite Church, McPherson, with burial at Lehigh Mennonite Cemetery, Lehigh.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Mennonite Church in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson KS 67460.

Last modified March 5, 2015