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May 6, 1956 – July 24, 2021

Gerry Lee Barthel, age 65, of St. Michael passed away on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at The U of M Hospital.

He was born on May 6, 1956 in Buffalo, the son of Bernard A. & Irene M. (Meister) Barthel.

He was a longtime dairy farmer near St. Michael and milked Brown Swiss cattle.  Gerry later was employed as a machinist at B & D Machines in Buffalo.

He belonged to The Crow River Lions Club.

Survived by his sisters and a brother: Lynette (Rick) Deziel, Benita (Jim) Oliver, Gordy Barthel, Theresa (Mike) Treptau, Michele (Dan) Pawelk, Charlene (Gerard) Willette, Lisa (Kenny) Daluge and Pam (Mike) Vetsch; many nieces & nephews; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, a brother Ben, sisters-in-law Carole and Terri Barthel and by a nephew Tyler Pawelk.

A time of gathering will be held on Wednesday, July 28th from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home.

At 6:00 P.M. the family will share memories to celebrate Gerry’s life.

Interment Hanover Village Cemetery following the gathering.


5 Guestbook Entries

  1. Mary Bosscher

    Dear Barthel family, Gerry and you are in my thoughts and prayers. May memories of special and happy times with Gerry and the support of your family and friends bring you consolation in your loss. May Gerry rest in peace with God!

  2. Raloh and Patricia Wehle

    Ralph and I send prayers to all the Barthel family may God Bless this loss with his love and understanding. May Gerry rest in peace.

  3. Marian & Butch Neumann

    My deepest sympathy to the Barthel families.Loosing a sibling is hard to accept. May Gerry rest in peace.

  4. Marty and Sandy

    Theresa & Michael and Barthel Family
    Sending our deepest sympathy for your loss.
    May he Rest In Peace.
    Take Care

  5. Mark a d Mary Ann

    All our sympathies to the Barthel family. Our thoughts are with you all.


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