Thomas J. Bartels

September 15, 2010


Dateline- Rural Boscobel
Thomas J. Bartels, age 66 of rural Boscobel, passed away on Wednesday September 15 2010 at his home. He was born on February 16 1944 in Maquoketa Iowa.  The son of George and Ernestine (Grager) Bartels. He married Suzanne Turnipseed on May 29 1965 at the First Evangelical United Brethren Church in Richland Center. Tom taught school in Boscobel for 19 years and for 17 years he was a Lutheran Brotherhood + Thrivent Financial represenative. He is survived by his wife Suzanne Bartels of rural Boscobel. A daughter: Tami (Chuck) McQuillan of Gillett Wisconsin, Two sons: Torey Bartels of Prairie du Chien, Tracy (Stephanie) Bartels of Chilton Wisconsin. Four grandchildren: Blake, Brady, Emma, Sadie Bartels. Two brothers Richard "Dick" (Kay) Bartels of Muscoda, Terry (Julie) Bartels of LaCrosse. His mother in law: Evelyn Turnipseed of Richland Center. Two brother in laws;  Larry (Arlene) Turnipseed of New Richmond Wisconsin, Kirby (Ann) Turnipseed of Richland Center. Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents along with his father in law Willard Turnipseed.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday September 18 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at St. John's Lutheran Church in Boscobel. Pastor Charles Koester officiating. Burial in the Boscobel Cemetery. Friends may call on Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service at St. John's Lutheran Church in Boscobel.  The Kendall Funeral Service in Boscobel is assisting the family.  Online condolences may be sent to

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September 18, 2010

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM


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208 Mary Street Boscobel Wisconsin,
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