Myrta G. Bartel, 87, died Saturday at Kidron Bethel in North Newton.
She was born April 1, 1928, to Frank and Kathryn (Krause) Klassen in Newton. She married Johnnie M. Bartel Jan. 20, 1950, in Newton. She was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her husband and a sister, Adelia Frey.
Survivors include sons, Ron, Marlin, Doug, and Brad, all of Hillsboro; daughter, Kathy Zimmerman of Harper; 14 grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.
Services were to be 11 a.m. today at First Mennonite Brethren Church in Hillsboro, with interment at Haven of Rest Cemetery preceding the service.
Memorials have been established for First Mennonite Church music ministry and Western District Women In Mission.