Lyle Ray Baartz

WISCONSIN DELLS – Lyle Ray Baartz, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Our House in Wisconsin Dells.

Lyle was born on March 5, 1931, in Pardeeville, the son of Fred and Dorothy (Simmons) Baartz. He enjoyed deer hunting, fishing and watching nature movies. Lyle had a career as a long-haul truck driver. 

He is survived by his children, Donna (Stephen) Aust and David Baartz; his daughter-in-law, Laurie Baartz; his son-in-law, Steven Stuber; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Carol (Robert) Paulsen and Donald (Marion) Baartz, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his son Donavon, in February, and his daughter, Diane, in July of this year.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 2, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., at the Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage with Abraham Swamidass officiating. Burial will follow in North Marcellon Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. 

The family would like to thank the staff at Our House of Wisconsin Dells and Agrace HospiceCare for his care.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials may be given to the Seventh Day Adventist Church Parking Lot Fund, in memory of Lyle.  



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)