Irene Bartel - November 16, 2011Irene Lois Ediger Bartel, 67, of Reedley, Calif., died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, after battling cancer for over a year.
A memorial service was held in Kingsburg, Calif. on Nov. 27.
She was the daughter of Pete and Edna Ediger who lived in Aurora for several years. From there they moved to Oklahoma briefly and on to California where the family settled.
Irene attended Tabor College and later married Dick Bartel. They worked together operating a welding shop.
Survivors include her husband, Dick Bartel; daughters, Brenda and Sharla (Phil); her brother, Leroy (Jeanne) and stepmother, Esther Ediger.