L. Fern Bartels
Jan 1st 1999 - Jun 4th 2012
Mrs. L. Fern Bartels, 90, of Bangor died Monday, June 4, 2012 at Hospice House of Holland, MI 26 days before her 91st birthday. Fern was born July 1, 1921 at Minden, NE. In 1961 South Haven became their home for almost 27 years as they were the parsonage family for First English Lutheran Church, now Peace Lutheran. She was truly a pastor's help-mate. Most of all she was a devoted wife to her husband and wonderful mother to their four children. She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister and one brother. She is survived by her husband - Rev. Raymond Bartels. One daughter.Three sons. Five granddaughters. Two great granddaughters and one brother. Visitation will be Sunday June 10th from 6 - 8 at Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was a member for 51 years also Monday at 10:00 A.M. Memorial services will begin Monday at 11:00 A.M. at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to Peace Lutheran Church, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Dr. Odunsi Research in Buffalo, NY or Hospice House of Holland.