Bertila B. Barthel, 87, Albertville

Bertila Bertha (Kasper) Barthel, 87, Albertville, Minn., died Monday, July 29, 2013, at CentraCare Health-Monticello.
Mass of Christian Burial was Friday, Aug. 2, 10:30 a.m., at Church of St. Albert, Albertville. Visitation was Thursday, Aug. 1, 4-8 p.m., with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., at The Peterson Chapel, St. Michael, Minn. and one hour prior to Mass on Friday at the church. Interment was at St. Albert Cemetery, Albertville.
Bertila is survived by son-in-law, Don Marketon, Howard Lake, Minn.; children, Paul (Carol) Barthel, Albertville; Leon (MaryLee) Barthel, Barb (Norton) Nelson and  Joe (Diane) Barthel, all  of Monticello, Minn.; Judy (John) Stewart, Elk River, Minn.; Jim (Carrie) Barthel, Ortonville, Minn.; Mary (Stan) Nordin, Becker, Minn.; 23 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; sisters, Norita DesMarais, Bernie Larson and Agnes Marketon.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Alfred G. Barthel; parents, August and Bridget (Kasper) Barthel; sisters, Marie Beaudry, Delphine Vetsch, Barbara Marketon; brothers, Lewis and Donald Kasper; daughter, Paulette Marketon and great- grandson Jonathan Gnitka.
Arrangements were with The Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home, St. Michael.