Walter Paul Adolph Bartels

Walter Bartels, 89, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at the Life Care Center of Cheyenne.

He was born April 4, 1916, in Todd Creek, Neb., to John and Amalia Bartels, and had lived in Cheyenne since 2002 with prior residence in Sheridan, Wyo., and Glenwood Springs.

Mr. Bartels was an auto mechanic.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Cheyenne.

Walter is survived by sons Ralph E. Bartels, of Cheyenne, and Dwayne A. Bartels of, El Sobrante, Calif.; daughters Joy L. Miller, of Sheridan, and Judy K. Coleman, of Portland, Ore.; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Harriet Bartels; three brothers and two sisters.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 23, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cheyenne, with the Rev. David Caspersen officiating.

Cremation will take place at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens.

Family services for the interment of his urn will be in Sheridan.

Friends may call from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 22, at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes. Friends who wish may contribute to Trinity Lutheran Church in Cheyenne or Emanuel Lutheran Church in Sheridan.

Services are under the direction of Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes. Friends may send condolences to

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