Bernadine M. Bartz

Bernadine M. Bartz, 74, of Shawano, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, as a result of an automobile accident.

Bernadine was born on July 3, 1943, in Shawano, a daughter of the late August and Ida (Zabel) Bartz. She graduated from Shawano High School. Following high school, Bernadine worked on the family farmstead. She is a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Belle Plaine. Bernadine and her sister, Meta, were joined at the hip and did everything together. Bernadine enjoyed helping her neighbors in any way she could. She also loved playing bingo, going to country western concerts at the casino, fishing, and spending the holidays with her cousin, Bonnie, and her family.

Survivors include several cousins, relatives, and friends. Bernadine was preceded in death by her brothers, Leonard and Russell Bartz.

Funeral services for Bernadine M. Bartz were held on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, Belle Plaine. Pastor Todd Jerabek officiated. Burial took place in the church cemetery. Visitation began at 9 a.m. and continue until the time of service.

Mickelson Funeral & Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at