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Fulkerson - Stevenson Funeral Home
Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Perry K. Bartels
July 11, 1953 - July 23, 2020

Place of Birth: Sidney, Montana
Residence: Sidney, Montana
Age: 67

On the evening of July 23, 2020 Perry drowned while fishing in his boat on Gartside Lake south of Sidney, MT. He was 67 years old.
Perry was born on July 11, 1953 in Sidney to Clair (Shorty) & Ellen (Gohde) Bartels.
He grew up in Sidney and graduated from Sidney High school in 1972, he then joined the army right after graduation and was stationed in Germany. He loved to ride his bike and take in all the breathtaking views. After spending four years overseas he returned home. He remained in Sidney and welcomed his only child Josh Bartels in November of 1979. Perry was a man of many trades and worked various jobs to provide for his family such as driving truck, farm hand, and feed mill operator.
In December of 1988 he met Jo Ellen Goldsmith and they were married on January 1, 1992. They enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, and most of all they enjoyed each other’s company.
At the time of his unfortunate accident he was retired. Perry enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, raising different animals and helping others when he could. He also enjoyed spending quality time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Clair & Ellen Bartels, his step-mom Leone Bartels, sister & brother-in-law Charlene & David McIntyre Sr., nephew Danny McIntyre, his dog Cupcake and grand-dog Chopper.
Perry is survived by his wife of 27 years, Jo Ellen Bartels & his two dogs Kloe & Tuffy, Sidney, son & daughter-in-law Josh & Amanda Bartels, granddaughter’s Hope, Faith & Paisley , grand-dogs Nala & Tank, Sidney, Brother Larry (Ky) Bartels, Ronan, sisters Marlene (Mert) Bartels, Washington and Lorrie (Lynn) Turner, Texas, numerous nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors that were like family.
In honor of Perry, the family is asking that everyone attending to please wear blue as his favorite color was blue and he always had to have a blue t-shirt with a pocket and blue jeans.

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Kristy l ranch (Sidney, Montana)
Jul 27, 2020
I am sorry to hear about
Your loss i like to talking to him
When I see him he will be missed
Kristy ranch
Sarah Valnes (Sidney, MT)
Jul 27, 2020
I am so sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. (((Hugs)))
Chole Crosby Butler (Sidney, MT)
Jul 28, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. May Our Lord give your family comfort now and always. God Bless.
Bob Propp
Jul 28, 2020
Jo I’m so sorry to hear about your loss.
I want you to know my prayers are with you, and your family.
Donald Bergerson (Mandan, North Dakota)
Jul 28, 2020
To the Family, so sorry to hear of Perry’s passing. Thinking and praying for you all. God bless.
Wanda Mitchell (Virginia Beach, VA)
Aug 4, 2020
Jo, I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed visiting with you and Perry when I saw you around town.
Bob Wood (Baker, Mt)
Aug 4, 2020
Joan Josh Amanda and grandkids got to know Perry over the phone sure wish we would have been able to get that fishing trip In. Got to know he went down trying to catch up big one may you rest in peace and catch the big one up there and may the good Lord bless you and help you all in these hard times all my love Bob
Uncle John & Family