Bartelt, William R., Sr. "Buffer" Of Shawano, born to Eternal Life on November 15, 2012, at the age of 75. Former spouse of Diane (Dannie), loving father of William, Timothy (deceased), Todd, and "Bill's girls." Loving grandfather of Ryan and Amanda. Caring uncle of Sherry, Skip, Alicia, Barry, and Cody. Close friend of Louie and Nancy. Also survived by many relatives in Shawano, acquaintances in West Allis, and "Chrissy." Buffer touched many lives with his abundant kindness, love and endearing sense of humor. He is greatly missed. The Bartelt family thanks their friends and colleagues for their prayers and thoughts, and the ICU and physical therapy staff at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center for their compassionate care of William. Inurnment Lincoln Memorial Cemetery.