Lester Leonard Bartz, age 77 passed away March 18, 2013 in Bartlett, TX. He was born May 1, 1935 to Ed and Nora (Lange) Bartz. Lester served in the Air Force as an Air Rescue and Reconnaissance, and he was a master carpenter.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Logan Bartz, Gene Bartz, and Edward Bartz; and his sister, Ruby Bartz Grimmett.
He is survived by his sons, Jimmy "Cotton" and wife Mae Bartz of Holland, Lester Bartz Jr.,Doug and wife Sharon Bartz of Georgetown, and Ricky and wife Tonya of Liberty Hill; his daughter, Carla Eserini of Pflugerville; his brothers, Howard and wife Kathy Bartz of Elgin and Kenith and wife Jan Bartz of Temple; his sisters, Myrtle Volney, Margie and husband Noel Lovellette, Shirley and husband Joe Liles of Holland, and Doris Mosley of Belton; also the mother of his children, Ima and their stepmom Johnnie; and numerous grand and great-grand children, nieces, and nephews.
An open house where the family will receive guests will be held on Tuesday March 19, 2013 from 6pm-7:30pm at Goodnight Funeral Home in Bartlett, TX.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 20, 2013 at 10 am at Goodnight Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Holland Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the
or Bartlett's or Holland's Fire Department.