Meta L. Bartz

Meta L. Bartz, 80, of Shawano, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, as a result of an automobile accident.

Meta was born on April 24, 1937, in the Town of Belle Plaine, a daughter of the late August and Ida (Zabel) Bartz. She graduated from Shawano High School. Following high school, Meta was employed at Eagle Knitting Mills. She is a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Belle Plaine. Meta and her sister, Bernadine, were inseparable. She enjoyed helping others, especially her neighbors. She 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. Meta was preceded in death by her brothers, Leonard and Russell Bartz.

Funeral services for Meta L. Bartz was held 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 continued until the time of service.

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