DEATH: Shirley Ann (Buller) Bartel

Shirley Ann (Buller) Bartel, 86, Newton, died on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022.

Her family will gather with friends from noon-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 11 at Lamb Funeral Home at 120 S. Main in Whitewater, KS.

A service will follow at 1 p.m. at Lamb Funeral Home.

Interment will be at 3 p.m. at the Haven of Rest Cemetery in Hillsboro.

Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of your choice in memory of Shirley.

She was born on Dec. 8, 1935, the daughter of Bill and Esther (Brown) Buller in Hillsboro, Kansas. She married Lee Bartel on Oct. 10, 1953, in Hillsboro.

She is survived by her husband, Lee Bartel of Newton; daughters and their spouses, Terrie and Gery Lock of Hesston, Sandy and Jerry Puckett of Whitewater, Cindy and Mike Bohannan of Augusta; 7 grandchildren and19 great-grandchildren and sisters, Betty (Jim) Larson of Tacoma, Washington, Helen Entz of Newton and Beverly (Dean) Hicks of Grass Valley, California.

Please sign her online guest book and leave a memory of Shirley at


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