William (Bill) Fern Bartle, 74, died Monday, October 1, 2012 in his home in Queen Creek, Ariz.
William was born in Janesville, Wis., Nov. 24, 1937. He married Sandra Halvorson of Devils Lake in the Florida Keys in 1969. They lived in Key Colony Beach, Fla., for several years. In 1971, they moved to the Devils Lake area after their first son was born and resided there until 2009 when they returned to live in Arizona.
He is survived by his wife Sandra; and their two sons, Jamie (Amber), Queen Creek, and Christopher, Kalispel, Mont.; his children from his first marriage. Tom, Tim and Tina; three sisters, Arlene, Olive and Nancy; and great grandchildren Amber, Andrew, Jaden, Gavin and Gunner.
William was preceded in death by his parents Fern and Eloise (Pelton) Bartle, an infant son David.
A memorial service was held in Queen Creek, Ariz.