Paul Arthur Bartels, 78, passed away April 17, 2022. He was born March 18, 1944, to Lawrence and Marie (Sedivy) Bartels in Berwyn, Illinois. Paul graduated from Mundelein High School in 1962 and De Paul University in 1969. He worked as a truck driver until retirement.
On June 17, 1967, he married Linda Sue Polerecky at St. Mary of the Annunciation Freemont Center in Mundelein, Illinois. The union was blessed with four children and ten grandchildren. Paul and Linda attended Prince of Peace Parish in Green Bay.
Survivors include three daughters and one son, Margaret “Peggy” Bartels, Green Bay; Susan (Bruce) Rivard, Manitowoc; Mark Bartels, Pasco, WA; Mary (Eric) Schneider, Hilbert; his grandchildren, Anna LaBreche, Katie LaBreche, Casandra (Michael) Byrns, Lindsey Rivard, Wyatt Bartels, MaKenna Bartels, Kiera Bartels, Cole Schneider and Maxwell Schneider; one brother, Ralph Bartels; one sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Steve Coy and a sister-in-law, Penny Bartels.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, John Bartels.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in Mundelein, Illinois. Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Church Cemetery in Mundelein.