Church of St. Albert in Albertville, MN
Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
AT THE CHURCH
Friday, January 2nd, 2015
Alroy W. Barthel
Age 84, of Albertville. Born March 28, 1930, passed away December 29, 2014.
Alroy was a lifelong member of St. Albert’s Catholic Church and was a 1948 graduate of Elk River High School. He was co-owner of the Albertville Milling Company and the Albertville Bar with his brother, Sylvester. He was a member of the Volunteer Fire Department in Albertville for 33 years, and a charter member of the Albertville Lions and was inducted into the Northstar Baseball League Hall of Fame in 2001 as a player manager of the Albertville Millers.
Alroy loved The Lord, his wife and family, friends, his community, the Twins, Vikings and all other sports and also playing cards.
Alroy is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty Barthel; children, Patti (John) Jaeb, Karen (Dave) Dehmer, Dan Barthel, Luanne (Jeff) Carroll, Jean (Tim) Lauth, Julie Spartz; daughter-in-law, Jean Barthel; 15 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; sister, Arlene Doroff; and many other family and friends.
Preceded in death by son, Tom Barthel; son-in-law, Chuck Spartz; brothers, Ervin, Alfred, Sylvester, Reinhart, and Leander.
Visitation Friday, January 2, 4-8 PM at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, January 3, 10:00 AM with visitation one hour prior at St. Albert’s Catholic Church, 11400 5th St. NE, Albertville. Interment St. Albert’s Cemetery.