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Februar 28, 1958 – Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Service Information
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Hanover, MN
Friday, December 30, 2016
11:00 AM

Visitation Information
The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael/Albertville, MN
Thursday, December 29, 2016
4-8 PM

Carole Lyn Barthel, age 58, of St. Michael passed away on on Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 at her residence.

She was born on February 28th, 1958 in Minneapolis the daughter of Frank and LaVahn (Nordberg) Whiteaker.

Carole was employed for many years in customer service for several Insurance Companies. She also met many people who she became very good friends while working at the Hill Top in Hanover.

She enjoyed sewing, quilting, hanging out with friends and family.

Survived by her loving husband: Gordon D. Barthel; four children: Tanya (Bob) Bursch, Tabitha (Tom) Ebert, Travis (Megan) Barthel and Trent Barthel; 15 grandchildren; siblings: Sharon Nordberg, Cindy (Chris) Paumen and Cathy (Gary) Roehl; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her parents, a brother Craig (Becky) Whiteaker and by her father-in-law and mother-in-law: Bernie and Irene Barthel.

A Memorial Service for Carole Barthel will be held on Friday, December 30th, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Hanover. Pastor Leon Stier will officiate.

Private interment Hanover Village Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 29th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:30 P.M.

Honorary Bearers will be Carole’s Grandsons: Kaleb Kmetz, Ethan Bursch, Zach Barthel-Weinand, Derek Bursch, Cassius Maros, Mathias Ebert and Bernie Barthel.

17 Guestbook Entries

  1. gordon kottke


  2. Shannon & Josie Kolasa

    We are so sorry for your loss and our prayers are with you at this time.

  3. Jon rieke

    My family sends our prayers and thoughts to the Barthel family. Carole was a great woman and will be missed.

  4. JoAnn Rademacher

    So terribly sorry for you all but happy that Carole is no longer in pain. RIP my friend. JoAnn and Joel

  5. Thomas Walters

    Gordy, Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

  6. Kenny and Jackie nielsen

    Our prayers go out to Gordy and family on your loss. So young but the Lord has a place for her in his kingdom.
    God bless from the Nielsen’s

  7. Kenny an Jackie nielsen

    Our prayers go out to Gordy and family on your loss. So young but the Lord has a place for her in his kingdom.
    God bless from the Nielsen’s

  8. Brian Schmid

    My condolences & prayers to you & your family. A warm, caring, friendly smile & heart that will truly be missed!

  9. Debbie schirmers

    Will love & miss you forever Carole😘 until we meet again!
    Steve & Deb

  10. Debbie & Steve schirmers

    We will love you & miss you forever😘 will remember very many good times! Until we meet again. Steve & Deb 08670

  11. Barbara Campbell

    My heartfelt condolences go out to Carole’s family and friends. Worked with Carole at Prudential & Hartford. Great sense of humor and great friend.

  12. Julie Pichler

    Death ends a life, not a relationship; all the love and memories are still there … cling to them and count on them to bring you peace … hugs and prayers to your whole family.
    Julie Pichler

  13. Barbara (Dalbec) Schumm Breingan & Sara Schumm

    Gordy and family,

    I am so sorry to hear about Carole’s passing. I knew your mom quite well when we were younger and you kids were little. Sara and I send our send our
    love and prayers out to all of you.

  14. Betty Lambert

    Gordy, I am sorry to hear of the loss of Carole. May wonderful memories comfort you at this time.
    Betty (Becker)

  15. Roxanne Petersen

    We are so sorry to hear about Carole. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you Gordy and your families.
    Roxy, Tim, and Tyler Petersen

  16. Tommy Jacobs

    So sorry for your loss Gordy. Sending prayers out to you and family. She was a great lady. She will always be missed.

  17. Brett Brokaw & family

    Deepest sympathies and prayers to Gordy and all the family members and loved ones. I pray you all find comfort in the countless memories made and shared together.


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