Joseph Bartosz, 92 of Aumsville, passed away January 21,2020
surrounded by family.
was born at home in Shaw, OR, June 9, 1927 to the late
Edmund and Elizabeth Bartosz (Wunder).
Raymond was married to Doris (Van Handel) just shy of
70 years. He
lived on the farm south of Aumsville his entire life and
grew crops for Stayton Canning Company/Norpac Foods for 73
years. He was a
member of Immaculate Conception Church and raised 5
children. He farmed with his wife, his number one truck driver, until
2005 at the age of 79.
was a charter member of the Mt. Jefferson Snowmobile Club;
served as President and board member for many years, as well
as a lifetime member. Served
on the Board of the Santiam Water Control District and as an
Area Advisor for Marion County Public Works Planning
to his passion of farming, he enjoyed snowmobiling around
Oregon, Washington and Wyoming at Yellowstone, hunting,
boating, camping and dancing with his bride at the local
dance halls. He could repair any auto or equipment and was a
talented carpenter and successfully built his own home. He
even went out of his comfort zone to travel to Australia and
is survived by his loving and devoted wife; Doris and four
daughters: Donna Bartosz of Salem, Peggy and Pete Huckstadt
of Bonney Lake, WA, Janet and Mark Schumacher of Stayton,
and Patty and Terrill Isaak of Pendleton; grandchildren:
Chris, Danny, Stefanie, Briana, Justin and Daryl;
great-grandchildren: Caleb, Paisley, Maddie, Earl and
arriving soon, baby Blake; also sister; Frances Ruef. He was
preceded in death by his son, Gary, 2 brothers and 1 sister.
of rosary will be Friday, January 24 at 10:00 am followed by
Mass of Christian Burial at 10:45 am both at Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church in Stayton. Private interment in
St. Mary Cemetery. Reception to follow Mass at the church
Parish Center next to the church. Memorial
donations may be made in Raymond’s name to: Alzheimer’s
Association-ALZ.org. Serving the family is North Santiam
Funeral Service, Stayton.