Albert Charles Bartels, 84, of Taylorville, IL, passed away at 10:10 a.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on October 31, 1929 in Mattoon, IL, the son of Herman Ferpinand and Ida Mae (Sheckell) Bartels. He married Linda Myers on May 23, 1955; she survives. Mr. Bartels was the dean of boys at Taylorville High School for 20 years and had over 37 years of teaching. He was a past member of the Taylorville Lions Club. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and enjoyed fixing things like furniture, cars and all kinds of other things.
He is survived by his wife, Linda of Taylorville, IL; children: Michael Bartels of St. Louis, MO and Kelly Bartels of Loves Park, IL; and many nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers and three sisters.
Private family services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL. There will be no visitation.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, IL. Sign the online guestbook at suttonmemorialhome.com.