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Leslie B. Bartosch

February 9, 1920 January 11, 2017
Leslie  B. Bartosch
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Obituary for Leslie B. Bartosch

Leslie B. Bartosch, age 96, of Merrill, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Leslie was born February 9, 1920, in Merrill, son of the late John and Lenabelle Bartosch. He married Ruth Utech on September 5, 1942. She survives. Leslie enlisted in the United States Army on December 15, 1942 during World War II and was stationed stateside. He was honorably discharged on October 10, 1945. Leslie had served in the Civil Conservation Corp. Leslie had been a foreman at the former Anson-Gilkey Company, Merrill. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, golfing, traveling, and following the Packers and Brewers. Leslie was on a bowling league for many years. He was a lifelong member of the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Ruth Bartosch, Merrill; three daughters, Judy Krueger, Sioux Falls, SD, Dianne Swett, Palisade, CO, and Sue Berens, Wausau; one son, Larry (LuAnn) Bartosch, Colorado Springs, CO; 9 grandchildren, Todd, Scott, Jay, Jon, Chris, Amanda, Sarah, Leslie, and Nick; 21 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Joan (Harold) Altenburger, WI. Besides his parents, Leslie was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Mack Swett; one brother, Lawrence Bartosch; and two sisters, Mary Baumann and Eleanora Hartwig.

A Scripture Service for Leslie will begin at 3:00 P.M. on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill. Father Chris Kemp will officiate. Burial will take place at a later date in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 1:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made at www.taylorstinefuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Sunday

15

Jan

1:00 PM 1/15/2017 1:00:00 PM
Taylor-Stine Funeral Home

903 E. Third St.
Merrill, WI 54452

Taylor-Stine Funeral Home
903 E. Third St. Merrill 54452 WI
United States

Service

Sunday

15

Jan

3:00 PM 1/15/2017 3:00:00 PM
Taylor-Stine Funeral Home

903 E. Third St.
Merrill, WI 54452

Taylor-Stine Funeral Home
903 E. Third St. Merrill 54452 WI
United States

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Location

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Merrill, WI

Merrill WI
United States
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