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Service Information
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
5-8 P.M.

Francis Joseph Barthel, age 61, life long resident of St. Michael, Minnesota passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at his residence.

He was born on March 1, 1951 in St. Michael the son of Clem and Isabelle Barthel.

On March 25, 1972 in Dayton, Minnesota, Francis J. Barthel and Linda M. Lahn were joined in holy marriage.

He was employed for thirty eight years as an electrician for Mammoth Industry.

Husband of 40 years to Linda (Lahn) of Dayton; 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.

Preceded in death by his parents: Clem & Isabelle Barthel.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Francis Barthel was be held on Wednesday, August 29th at 11:00 A.M. at The Church of St. Michael in St. Michael.

Interment St. Michael Cemetery.

A visitation was held on Tuesday, August 28th from 5-8 P.M. at The Historic Church of St. Michael in St. Michael.

Casket Bearers were Lyle Barthel, Larry Barthel, LeRoy Barthel, Mike Barthel and Mark Barthel.

The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home served the family. Online condolences may be made to

7 Guestbook Entries

  1. Lowell and Marie Dehn

    Linda and family,
    Our sincere sympathy to you and your family. May God give you comfort and peace.

  2. Carol Mindrum

    My sincere love and condolances to Linda and your family. Keeping all Francis’ family (aunts & uncles, cousins, siblings, children and grandchildren) in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Dennis & Gloria Guimont

    Our sincere condolences to the family of Francis Barthel. We will include everyone in our prayers.

  4. Jim & Lisa (Tilus) Green and family

    So sorry for your loss.

  5. John & Mary Knapp

    Sorry to hear of Francis’s illness and passing. Linda, you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. God bless as you go through this difficult time.

  6. The Irvine Family

    Condolences to the family. Thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace.

  7. Wallace A Lind (Eggert)

    A very belated condolence to your family and brothers and sister on your passing. I’m sorry I never got to meet you, little brother.


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