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August 7, 1955 – Sunday, February 26, 2017

Service Information
St. Michael Catholic Church-St. Michael, MN
Thursday, March 9th, 2017
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Peterson Chapel-St. Michael, MN
Wednesday, March 8th
4-8 P.M.

Further visitation Thursday morning, March 9th one hour prior to mass at the church.

Theresa “Terri” Barthel, age 61, of St. Michael passed away on Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at her residence.

She was born on August 7, 1955 the daughter of Harry T. & Mary “Pat” (Carnes) Armstrong.

On February 2, 1973, Bernard M. “Ben” Barthel & Theresa “Terri” Armstrong were joined in marriage in Watertown, South Dakota. God blessed their marriage with a daughter.

Terri graduated from Rockford High School in 1973 and also with a business finance degree from St. Catherine’s College.

She was formerly employed as a consultant at IBM and Prudential. Terri was also the proprietor of Journey Consulting.

She loved to travel, especially taking cruises. Terri enjoyed hosting Thanksgiving for a large gathering, St. Patrick’s Day and also to try new things.

She was a member of The St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael, Minnesota.

Survived by a daughter: Danni Marie (Mark) Olson; a granddaughter: Talia Olson; siblings: Alice (Tim) Pettit, Mike (Wendy) Armstrong, Danny Armstrong and Laura Diemert; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Lynette (Rick) Deziel , Benita (Jim) Oliver, Gerry Barthel, 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 her husband: Bernard “Ben” Barthel, her parents Harry & “Pat” Armstrong, her father-in-law and mother-in-law Bernard “Bernie” & Irene Barthel and by a sister-in-law Carole Barthel

A Mass of Christian Burial for Theresa “Terri” Barthel will be held on Thursday, March 9th at 11:00 A.M. at The St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 8th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home. Further visitation will be held on Thursday morning, March 9th one hour prior to mass at the church.

Honorary Casket Bearers will be Shane Armstrong and Billy Vetsch.

Casket Bearers will be Danny Armstrong, Phil Armstrong, Nick Diemert, Skyler Diemert, Kyle Vetsch, and Paul Vetsch.
Arrangements for Theresa “Terri” Barthel are by

2 Guestbook Entries

  1. Kevin and Mary Weinand

    Dannie Marie and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Teresa and Roger Johnson

    Our hearts go out to you, Danni Marie, and all your family. So very sad to hear this news. We loved Terri and Ben and have many wonderful memories of our times together. Much love to you all.


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