Raymond Otto Bartel
Raymond Otto Bartel, 81, of Owensville, MO., departed this life on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at his residence.
He was born on March 15, 1939, to Otto R. and Lillie (Mitchell) Bartel in Owensville.
He was united in marriage to Merle Jean Olten on Dec. 29, 1962, at Crossroads Baptist Church.
Raymond had served his country with the United States Army. He was a member of the Rosebud American Legion and a former member of the Presbyterian Church were he served as Deacon. He taught small engine repair for the 4-H Club for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Otto and Lillie Bartel: wife, Merle Jean Bartel; and sister, Helen LaValle.
He is survived by his children, Danny Bartel of Owensville, Rachel Tyree and husband, Wayne, of Sullivan and Shannon Smith and husband, Robert, of Union; brothers, Harold Bartel and wife, Jewell, of Marietta, Ga. and Jerry Bartel and wife, Jan, of Jefferson City; sister, Lorene DePau of St. Louis; brother-in-law, Dean LaValle of Union; and grandchildren, Michael Tyree and Kyrah Smith.
Visitation will be on Saturday, June 13 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.
Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. with Rev. Kevin Sullivan officiating. Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens with full military honors.
Arrangements entrusted to Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville.