Darleen Jane Schrag Bartell, 86, died Sept. 7, 2012, at Halstead Health and Rehabilitation, Halstead.
Darleen Jane Schrag Bartell, 86, died Sept. 7, 2012, at Halstead Health and Rehabilitation, Halstead. She was born Sept. 9, 1925 at Newton to Henry J. and Elsie M. Kaufman Schrag.
Proir to her retirement, she enjoyed a career in public education working with children who had special needs.
She married Earl Walter Bartell Aug. 30, 1945 at Moundridge. He died May 27, 1993.
Survivors include daughter, Marcia Pat (John Elmer) Stucky, Moundridge; son Markus Earl Bartell, Halstead; chosen daughter, Rebecca Wilson, Valley Center; 11 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Eden Mennonite Church.
Visitation will be from 3 until 8 p.m. Wednesday with family present from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Moundridge Funeral Home. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Eden Mennonite Church Endowment Fund-Mission Outreach, in care of the funeral home.