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Bartz, Lulu A. (Rutenber) 1901-1999 Wife of Rev. William E. Bartz

Lulu A. Bartz

ARCADIA, Fla. — Lulu A. Bartz, 98, of Arcadia, Fla., and formerly of Unadilla and Walton, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, Fla.
She was born Nov. 5, 1901, in Tacoma, the daughter of Arthur and Alice (Youngs) Rutenber.
She was married to the Rev. William E. Bartz, who predeceased her in 1990.
She was a retired elementary school teacher and assistant superintendent of the Wyoming Conference Children's Home in Hillcrest.
Mrs. Bartz was a member of the Unadilla United Methodist Church and the New York State Retired Teachers Association.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley and Dorothy Bartz of Tyler, Texas, and Richard and Margaret Bartz of Walton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth and George Brown and Dorothy and Sidney Webb, all of Arcadia, Fla.; three sisters, Dorothy Downie of Otego, Evelyn Rosa of Franklin and Florence Campbell of Mount Vernon, Texas; 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral and committal services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, 1999, at the United Presbyterian Church, Walton, with the Rev. Dr. Miriam Hathaway, interim pastor, and assisted by the Rev. Dr. John Topolewski, senior pastor of the Vestal United Methodist Church.
Burial will be in Evergreen Hill Cemetery, Unadilla.
Friends may call at the Westcott Funeral Home, 112 Main St., Unadilla, on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 14, 1999, from 2-5 p.m., when the family will be in attendance.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Suite, Sarasota, Fla., or a charity of one's choice.
Funeral arrangements are by the Westcott Funeral Home, Unadilla.

Published in The Daily Star on Nov. 13, 1999.

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