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Mary Lou Bartling

Mary Lou Bartling

Saturday, April 7th, 1934 - Monday, April 15th, 2019
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Mary Lou Bartling

Mary Lou Bartling, age 85, a life time resident of Cheyenne County NE, passed away Monday April 15, 2019, at Sidney Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family and friends.
Funeral services for Mary Lou will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney on Thursday April 25, 2019 at 2:30 P.M. with Pastor Wayne Pouppirt officiating. Refreshments will be served before the service at the church. Burial will be held at Pleasant View Cemetery in Lodgepole. Cremation has been held. Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Wednesday from 1-7:00 P.M. to sign Mary Lou’s register book and leave condolences for the family. Memorial contributions may be made in Mary Lou’s name to SRMC extended Care. You may view Mary Lou’s Book of Memories, leave condolences, photos and stories at www.gehrigstittchapel.com .
Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Mary Lou’s care and funeral arrangements.
Mary Lou (Barnhart) Bartling was born to Benjamin Jacob and Mary Emily (Studlar) Barnhart on April 7, 1934, on the family’s farmstead. She grew up there with her five brothers, Roy Barnhart, Lucas Barnhart, Benjamin Barnhart, John Barnhart, and Eddy Barnhart, and two sisters Ruth (Barnhart) Bartling and Dorothy (Barnhart) VanRay. She graduated from Sunol High School in 1953. Mary Lou loved sharing stories of the mischief she and her siblings got into on the farm.
Mary Lou married the love of her life Lloyd “Bud” Bartling on May 9, 1954 in Lodgepole. To this union four children were born, Marietta, Mitchell, Laurie and Richard. While raising her children she also assisted in the raising of her younger siblings. She also worked outside of the home at the cafeteria at the old WNTC campus, and then at the Lodgepole Plaza Nursing Home. She then retired after many years as supervisor and caregiver with the Office of Human Development.
Mary Lou was a wonderful caring person, and her choices in employment showed that she was a caregiver to others first. She loved spending time with family and friends, and had a very enjoyable 85th birthday lunch with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She truly loved the surprise of her siblings joining her for cake and coffee and visiting. A very big thank you to the staff at SRMC Extended Care for assisting the family in making this special birthday happen, and for all the extraordinary care they always gave to Mary Lou.
Survivors include: her children, Marietta and her husband Bob Arraj, Mitch and his wife Lori Bartling, Richard and his wife Tracey Bartling, 13 grandchildren, 23 great- grandchildren, and one great- great- grandchild, her siblings John and his wife Carolyn Barnhart, Dorothy and her husband Pete VanRay, Eddy and his wife Janet Barnhart, her brothers-in-law Marvin Bartling and Gary Bartling, sisters-in-law Deloris Barnhart, and Doris and her husband Ray Walker, and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lloyd “Bud” Bartling, her daughter Laurie Bartling, her parents Benjamin and Mary Barnhart, her parents-in-law Henry and Matilda Bartling, her brothers Benjamin and wife Rita Barnhart, Roy Barnhart, and Lucas Barnhart, her sister Ruth Bartling, her brother-in-law Vernon and wife Shirley Bartling, sister-in-law Maria Bartling, and her great grandson Zacary Maestas.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 1:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Gehrig-Stitt Chapel
    Address
    1140 10th Avenue
    SIDNEY, NE 69162
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  • Service

    Thursday, April 25th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    When
    Thursday, April 25th, 2019 2:30pm
    Location
    Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
    Address
    2305 San Marino Road
    SIDNEY, NE 69162
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    Officiant
    Pastor Wayne Pouppirt
  • Interment

    Location
    Pleasant View Cemetery
    Address
    LODGEPOLE, NE
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