Audrey Barthel

Audrey Barthel
Audrey Barthel

Services for Audrey Ann Barthel, 57, of St. Michael were Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, at St. Michael Catholic Church.

Rev. Peter Richards was the Celebrant. Eulogy by Maynard Warne.

Interment was at St. Michael Cemetery.

Casket bearers were Ryan Barthel, Michael Barthel, Nick Barthel, Jeff Barthel, Trevor Barthel and Tom Mathis.

Honorary casket bearers were Audrey’s nieces: Melissa Jensen, Natalie Bjorklund, Vanessa Barthel, Jo Lynn Schmidt, Stephanie Gutzwiller and Ashley Barthel.  Mrs. Barthel died Thursday, Feb. 21, at her residence from numerous health complications.

She was born Feb. 19, 1956, in Buffalo the daughter of Wallace and Jeanette Lenneman Barthel.

She graduated from St. Michael High School in 1974.

She enjoyed shopping, was a meticulous housekeeper, loved cooking and baking, and being with friends and family despite all of her illnesses.

She was a faithful, life long member of the Church of St. Michael in St. Michael.

Survived by her loving father, Wallace P. (Renee) Barthel of St. Michael; loving brothers, Pete (Susie) Barthel of Buffalo, Gary (Linda) Barthel and Paul (Donna) Barthel both of St. Michael and Joel (Jean) Barthel of South Haven; nieces and nephews, Melissa Jensen, Natalie Bjorklund, Vanessa Barthel, Ryan and Michael Barthel, Jo Lynn Schmidt, Stephanie Gutzwiller, Nick and Jeff Barthel, Ashley and Trevor Barthel; four great nieces and two great nephews; special friend, Ron Skoglund; step brothers and sisters of the LeRoy Dehmer Family; many aunts, uncles, cousins.

Preceded in death by her mother, Jeanette M. Barthel in 1994.

A special thank you to the caring staff at the University of Minnesota Transplant Center. Memorials preferred.