Dorothy Laux Bartels, 85, of Lancaster, Pa., died Monday, April 21, 2008, in Lancaster after an illness with cancer.
Dorothy was born and raised in Le Mars, the daughter of Wilbur and Amy (Tupper) Laux. She was a 1939 graduate of Le Mars High School. She had worked in the B & B store and for Dr. Ladenburger. She married Le Mars native Keith Bartels and the couple moved to Pennsylvania.
Survivors include her husband, Keith; hree sons, Dick, Dennis and Jim and a daughter, Kathy; one grandson; and three sisters, Jean and Joe Davis, Donna Miller and Margaret and Rudy Adler; and many nieces and nephews.