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Nancy Kathleen Bartels

January 1, 1943 February 23, 2021
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Nancy (Kathy) Kathleen Bartels
January 1, 1943 - February 23, 2021

Kathy was born in Tekamah, Nebraska. She was raised and schooled in various locations due to her
father working in construction. Kathy graduated from Fremont High in 1960 and started and graduated
from Bahner's the same year. She married John Sucha in November of 1960 in Fremont. They moved to
Creighton for a couple years and then moved back to Fremont where she worked for Bahner's and raised
her children. John passed away in 1984. Kathy later married Tom Bartels in 1985 and assisted with
the bars that they operated. Tom passed away in 2015. She enjoyed antiques and reading books.

Kathy is preceded in death by husbands, John Sucha and Tom Bartels; parents, Paul and
Betty (Merriman) Hovendick; brother, Paul Hovendick, Jr; sister, Betsy Norton.

She is survived by son, Jon Sucha; daughter, Joan (John) Hornig; grandchildren, Jon E Sucha,
Mary (Seth) Dominguez, Anna (Caleb) Poore, Elizabeth (Adam) Carson and Adam Hornig;
great granddaughters, Lucy, Evelyn, Camila, Emery and Rosalie.

Private Family Services

Memorials suggested to Salem Lutheran Church

Condolences may be left at

Dugan Funeral Chapel


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