Services for Francis Joseph Barthel, 61, life long resident of St. Michael, Minn., were Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, at St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael.
Interment was at St. Michael Cemetery.
Preceded in death by his parents, Clem and Isabelle Barthel.
Casket bearers were Lyle Barthel, Larry Barthel, LeRoy Barthel, Mike Barthel and Mark Barthel.
Mr. Barthel died Sunday, Aug. 26, at his residence.
He was born March 1, 1951, in St. Michael the son of Clem and Isabelle Barthel.
On March 25, 1972 in Dayton, Minn., Francis J. Barthel and Linda M. Lahn were joined in holy marriage.
He was employed for 38 years as an electrician for Mammoth Industry.
Husband of 40 years to Linda (Lahn) of Dayton; also survived by brothers Lyle (Dottie) Barthel, Larry Barthel, LeRoy (Chris) Barthel, Mike (Cindy) Barthel, Mark Barthel all from St. Michael; Sisters: Nancy (Byron) Tilus of Maple Lake, Cindy (Jim) Bistodeau of Albertville and Brenda (Bill) Mosby of St. Michael; Children: Hally (Joe) Wines of Oak Grove, Greg Barthel of Stillwater, Jennifer (MJ) LaFrance of Monticello; Grandchildren: Megan, Josh, Jessie, Logan, Emily, Nathan, Chris, Maurice, Dominic, and Kyle; many other relatives and friends.