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Carl Bartels - October 29, 2009


Carl John Bartels, son of Wayne and Donna (Kunnemann) Bartels, was born Sept. 27. 1965 at Imperial, Neb.
He was baptized Oct. 24, 1965 at St. Paul’s, Wauneta. He made public profession of his faith on March 4, 1979 also at St. Paul’s. He was called by the Lord on Oct. 18, 2009 at the age of 44.
After graduation from Chase County High School, Imperial, he attended Southeast Community College, Lincoln, where he studied electronics, then attended Southeast Community College, Milford, studying diesel mechanics. He worked on diesel trucks in Lincoln, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Omaha, Kearney, Curly Olneys and FV Coop, Imperial, Portland, Ore., Greeley, Colo. and Carl’s Repair, Enders.
He was a member of FFA, Band, Jazz Band, 4-H and ABATE Motorcycle Club.
He is survived by his parents, Wayne and Donna Bartels; grandmothers, Maye Kunnemann and Ida Bartels; daughter, Larissa Tomlinson; sister, Carla McKinney and husband, Greg; nephew, Michael McKinney; nieces, Emily and Sarah McKinney and numerous friends.
Funeral services were held on Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Wauneta.
Pallbearers were Allen Bartels, Dale Bartels, Mike Cooper, Paul Kunnemann, Greg McKinney and Michael McKinney.
Honorary pallbearers were Eric Barnard, Justin Beemer, Mike Duffy, Jamie Gibb, Tracy Kost, Danny Schilke and Gary Snyder.
Liewer Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.