Verna Bartel, 89 of Lee’s Summit, MO formerly of Winona Lake, Indiana passed away on September 2, 2021 at Vineyard House Senior Care, in Overland Pak, Kansas. Memorial services will be 3:00 PM Wednesday September 8, 2021 at Silvercrest at Deer Creek Senior Living, 13060 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park, KS 66213. The family suggest in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Verna’s memory to the Alzheimer Association or Samaritan’s Purse.
Verna was born Feb. 16, 1932 in Aberdeen Saskatchewan, Canada to Isaak and Anna Bergen. In 1963 Verna and her husband Wilmer moved to Winona Lake, Indiana. In 1970 they founded and operated Bartel Printing Co., which is still family owned and operated. After retirement they moved to John Knox Village in Lee’s Summit, MO.
She was preceded in death by her husband Wilmer Bartel of 54 years, her husband Allen Bowers, two brothers Tony Bergen and Menno Bergen and her sister Edna Booth.
Survivors include her daughter and son in law, Marcia and Tony Deaton, her son and daughter in law, Murray and Penny Bartel. Her grandchildren Troy (Ashley) Deaton, Cory (Angie) Deaton, Kacy (Charles Smith) Deaton and Mallory Bartel. Her great grandchildren Maxwell, Olivia, Molly and Trey. her sisters Emma Janzen and Leona Krause and her bother Norman Bergen.