Steven D. Bartle, 62
Steven D. Bartle, a resident of Motley, passed away at his home Friday, May 18, of natural causes.
A memorial service was held May 23, at the Motley Free Methodist Church. Burial was at the Motley Public Cemetery.
Steve was born March 28, 1950, in Little Falls, to Floyd and Helen (Kestner) Bartle. Steve graduated from the Motley High School in 1968. He worked as a truck driver for most of his life. Steve was an avid ATV rider and loved to hunt deer and turkey. He was a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF), and the Arbor Day Foundation. His willingness to help people will be sadly missed.
Steve is survived by his mother, Helen of Cushing; brothers, David (Jan) of Motley, Edward “Freddy” of Motley, Jeffrey (Cindy) of Motley, Ken (Shana) of Powell, Wyo., and Gene “Skip” (Liliya) of Cushing; sister, Terri (Bruce) Ekert of Motley; aunt, Bernett (Charlie) LeBlanc; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Floyd; his grandparents; and sister-in-law, Cheryl.
Brenny Funeral Chapel