Robert Franz Bartl


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1. Helen Abigail Beher

Robert Franz Bartl 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 28 Oct 1904, La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Helen Abigail Beher on 9 Jan 1929 1
  • Died: 8 Jul 1994, La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA at age 89 3
  • Buried: La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA

   FamilySearch ID: L1Z5-1WN.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: La Crosse Tribune: Mr. And Mrs. J. A. Bartl, 1515 State street, announce the marriage of their son Robert F. Bartl to Miss Helen Beher of Anderson, Indiana, on January 19. The couple will be at home in La Crosse after October 1 at 1224 State street., 6 Sep 1929, La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA. 1

2. Census in 1930 in La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA. 5 The 1930 census recorded renting a home for $40 a month at 1224 State Street: Robert F. Bartl, assistant purchasing agent in a rubber mill, 25, living with wife Helen A., 20; and daughter Nancy J., 4 months old. Robert, his parents, and Nancy were born in Wisconsin. Helen and her parents were born in Indiana.

3. Obituary: La Crosse Tribune: obituary of Robert Franz Bartl on 10 Jul 1994 in La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA. 6 Robert Franz Bartl, 89, died Friday, July 8, 1994, in Bethany-Riverside Nursing Home. He was bom in La Crosse on Oct. 28, 1904, to Joseph and Rae Bartl. Mr. Bartl's grandparents had founded the Bard Brewery in La Crosse. In the 1920s, he was a member of the Clyde Eddy Grand Canyon Expedition down the Colorado River. He was a graduate of Notre Dame University. In 1937 he married Vema Kurth in La Crosse. Robert was the purchasing agent for the La Crosse Rubber Mills for more than 40 years before his retirement. He and his wife, Vema, were charter members of the La Crosse Yacht Club. He was a long-time member of the La Crosse Elks Lodge 300. He is survived by his wife, Vema; a daughter, Nancy Maddy of Anderson, Ind.; a sister, Dorothy Hunter of Milwaukee; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren in Indiana. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Mary Bartl. A memorial Mass will be held at St. Thomas More Catholic Church at a later date. The body will be cremated, with the interment of the cremains in Catholic Cemetery. The family requests memorials to St. Thomas More Catholic Church. Blaschke Funeral Home, La Crosse, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Robert married Helen Abigail Beher, daughter of Grover Cleveland Beher and Florence Hannah Catt, on 9 Jan 1929.1 (Helen Abigail Beher was born on 19 Feb 1910 in Ripley Township, Rush, IN, USA,7 8 died on 16 Jan 1986 in Anderson, Madison, IN 8 and was buried on 18 Jan 1986 in Anderson: Anderson Memorial Park, Madison, IN, USA 8.)


1 The La Cross Tribune (La Crosse, WI), 6 Sep 1929, page 5. Marriage Bartl - Beher.

2 The Herald Bulletin (Anderson, IN), 14 Mar 2015 obituary of Nancy Bartl Maddy.

3, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), SSN 390050602, Robert F. Bartl, b. 28 Oct 1904, d. 8 Jul 1994.

4, Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926, Robert Frank Bartl, 28 Oct 1904; citing La Crosse, Wisconsin, reference Item 2 #0620.

5 1930 United States Census, Robert F Bartl, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 26, sheet 11A, line 17, family 257.

6 The La Cross Tribune (La Crosse, WI), Robert Franz Bartl, page 18, obituary of Robert Franz Bartl.

7 1910 United States Census, Grover C Beher, Ripley, Rush, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 116, sheet 12A, family 304.

8, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 86 001758 Helen Beher Bryant, father Grover C. Beher, mother Florence Catt, informant duaghter Nancy Maddy.

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