William Duane Bartosh
  • Born on: November 22, 1935
  • Departed on: September 13, 2022
  • Resided in: Belle Plaine, IA

William Duane Bartosh

William Duane Bartosh, 86 of Belle Plaine, Iowa went to see the Lord on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  A celebration of life will be from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, October 1, 2022, at the Community Center in Belle Plaine, Iowa.  

Bill was born on November 22, 1935, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa the son of William and Carol (White) Bartosh.  He honorably served in the United States Army before the Korean War and was stationed in Germany.  Bill worked helping farmers in his early years.  He retired from Amana Refrigeration.  Bill was united in marriage to Sally Myers on April 4, 1981, in Marengo, Iowa.  They shared 41 wonderful years together.  He enjoyed fishing and playing cards.  Bill’s smile and joking manner will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Bill is survived by his loving wife, Sally Bartosh of Belle Plaine, IA; two children, Vicki (Dan) Dietrich of Marengo, IA; Joe Bartosh of Keystone, IA; a stepdaughter, Wendy (Terry) Damisch; two stepsons, Terry Jorgensen, and Mark (Christina) Jorgensen; a sister, Rosetta Pfeifle; six grandchildren, Nicki (Brian) Spensley, Mindy (Brad) Evans, Ross (Sabrina) Kriegel, Kayla (James) Bennet, Kendra (Tucker) Mangan, and Tyler; and 10 great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded by his parents; a sister, Linda Parizek; and two grandchildren, Lloyd and Walter Kriegel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials will be directed to the family. 
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