Bartels Annual Meeting Summary

Bartels appreciates St. Paul’s as a Corporate Church of Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community! Our delegates, Sally Schneider, John Meyer, Ron Zelle and Renae Bockholt, attended the Bartels Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 2.

Comments from Paula Geise, Chairman of the Board, included that Bartels has a strong mission and vision and that, as one of the top 12 facilities in the state, Bartels received an excellent audit survey and the 5-Star Quality rating. The Board of Directors, along with new member, Dr. Russell Adams, were installed by Pastor Sandra Burroughs, Bartels Chaplain. Deb Schroeder, President & CEO, shared 2016 major accomplishments: Ten-year Master Campus strategic plan update, Direct Care Worker training class, Eisenach Village growth, operational improvements, and the More Than Bricks capital campaign. The More Than Bricks video was shared. To view the video, go to

Thanks for your continued service to Bartels and support of our mission.

Grace Kalkbrenner