Barbara Faye Bartle, Janesville (1939 - 2010)
October 13, 1939 - October 4, 2010
Barbara Faye Bartle, 70, Janesville, WI, passed away Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at Evansville Manor, following a struggle with breast cancer. Barbara was born in Janesville on Oct. 13, 1939, the daughter of Hollis and Nanny Maye Fuller Hedgecock. She graduated from Janesville High School in 1958, and later attended Blackhawk Technical College. Barbara married Donald E. Bartle on Nov. 29, 1958, in Janesville. She was formerly employed as a medical assistant by Dr. Sorkin in Evansville and Dr. Pember in Janesville. She later worked for the Janesville Public School System as a teachers aide in special education for 17 years. Barbara was a member of First Baptist Church in Janesville.
Surviving are her children: Rick (JoAnn) Bartle of Houston, TX, Rob (Nilmi) Bartle of Brooklyn, WI, Brad (Judy) Bartle of Fargo, ND, and Chris (Keith) Wicklund of Rockton, IL; her grandchildren: Erin Bartle, David, Jonathan and Nathan Bartle, Hansi and Risandi Bartle, Leah and Matthew Wicklund; her sisters: Jean Gummow, Judy Graves, and Elizabeth (Verlena) Jones-Faegre; and her brothers, John Hedgecock and George Hedgecock.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Bartle, on Aug. 10, 2000. Her parents also preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME, 1010 N. Wright Rd., Janesville, with Rev. Jerry Amstutz officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery, Center Township. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, at HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be made to Evansville Manor or Rotary Gardens. www.henkeclarson.com.