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Gladys L. Bartels

1918 - 2012

Gladys Laverne Bartels, 94, of Lead, died on April 10, 2012, at the Rapid City Regional Hospital.
Survivors include four sons, Dennis (Sherrill) Vail, Sundance, Wyo., Donald (Valarie)Vail of Worland, Wyo., Delvin (Susan) Bartels, Philip, and Dolan (Lori) Bartels, Dixon, Ill.; two daughters, Marva Bartels, Arizona, and Georgia Vail, California; one sister, Deloris Tennant, Gettysburg; 20 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Elvin Bartels; two grandchildren, three brothers and one sister.
Upon her request, cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time.
A memorial has been established to the Senior Citizens Center, 609 West Main Street, Lead, South Dakota 57754.
An online guestbook is available at wwwblackhillsfuneralhome.com.