With her family by her side, Janet E. Bartell, age 73, passed away at her residence Wednesday, December 26, 2012, following a courageous battle with cancer. Janet was born in Racine on March 17, 1939, daughter of the late Charles and Esther (nee: Schimming) Cerny.
Janet was united in marriage to John F. Bartell, who preceded her in death in 1967 following a car accident. She was employed with Ametek for twenty-eight years until her retirement in 2004. Janet was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. She enjoyed her time at craft fairs and with her friends and family. Janet was a loving and dedicated mother who loved her family and will be dearly missed.
Survivors include her children, John M. Bartell, Lynn (Jim) Palmen, Elaine (Ernie) Chavez; grandchildren, Mat and Melissa Palmen, Faith, Isaiah, Joy, Isaac, and Grace Chavez; great-granddaughter, Simarianna; other relatives and friends.
Private funeral services were held with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32. Memorials to the Froedtert Cancer Foundation have been suggested.
The family extends a special thank you to all of Janet’s friends for all of your prayers, support and many acts of kindness.
MARESH-MEREDITH AND ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888