Bartosh, Robert J.


Robert J. Bartosh, age 80, of Poteet, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2011 in San Antonio. He is survived by his wife; Ollie Bartosh of Poteet; daughters: Diana Thompson and husband Billy of Hondo, Brenda Barbie and husband Herb of San Antonio; sons: Bubba Bartosh and wife Cathy of Utah, Ronnie Bartosh and wife Cindy of Forney; sister: Martha Harper of Arizona; brother: Steve Bartosh of Hondo; eleven grandchildren; fifteen great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bartosh is preceded in death by his parents Steve and Rosie (Makovsky) Bartosh and son Dale Ellison.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Rd., Pleasanton, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday, August 7, 2011.  Funeral services will be held at Hurley Funeral Home Chapel at 10:00 AM Monday, August 8, 2011.  Interment will be at Rutledge Cemetery, Poteet. Serving as pallbearers will be Waylon Digges, Dwade Hickey, Dale Hickey, Scott Miller, Darrell Hickey, and Kevin Sparks. Honorary pallbearer will be Jimmy Dan Bartosh. Anyone wishing to sign the guestbook, share memories or issue condolences for the family may do so at

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX


Bartosh, Tim A.


Tim A. Bartosh, age 54, passed away Friday, May 4, 2012, in San Antonio following a battle with cancer. A long-time business owner and resident of Pleasanton, he was born and raised in Taylor as the third of five children. Hunting, golf and fishing were great sources of joy to Tim, along with the friends and family who joined him. He loved spending time at the family ranch in LaSalle County where he made hunters welcome and managed improvements.

Known as a good friend to all who knew him well, Tim is survived by mother Patricia J. Bartosh of Taylor; daughters: Katelyn Bartosh of Midland, Jessie Germain Pitre and husband Rodrick of Italy; brother: James E. Bartosh, Jr., and wife Debora of Granger; sisters: Denise Stevens and husband Ed of Austin, Jane Pucci and husband Dino of Dallas, Claire Rich and husband Mike of Dallas as well as nieces and nephews: Jennifer, Haley, Abby, Gabby, D.J., Will, Zoie, Lauren and Jack. Tim is preceded in death by his father James Edward Bartosh, Sr., uncle Timothy Daniel Bartosh, Jr. and niece Casey Nicole Phillips.

Visitation will be held at Hurley Funeral Home, 118 West Oaklawn Rd., Pleasanton, from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM, with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 PM Monday, May 7, 2012. Funeral service will be at St. Matthew Catholic Church in Jourdanton at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Pallbearers are Tim’s brother and brother-in-laws as well as friends Chuck Buzan, J. Leonard Burnett, Tommy Talley, John Mayse, Mike Yanity and Gaylan Bryan. Reception to follow at Pleasanton Country Club. In lieu of flowers, Tim’s family requests that memorial donations be made to the charity of your choice.  Anyone wishing to sign the guestbook, issue condolences, or share memories, may do so at Or find us on Facebook at

Source: Hurley Funeral Home-Pleasanton, TX


Bartosh, Billy D.


Billy D. Bartosh, Sr., 67 0f El Campo, passed away on December 31, 2011. He was born on June 20, 1944 in Hillje to the late William J. and Matilda Cernosek Bartosh. He managed the tire and fuel division of Danevang Farmers Co-op until his retirement in 2006. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and was a member of American Legion Post 251.

He is survived by his wife Kathy Mazoch Bartosh of El Campo, son Billy Bartosh, Jr. of Colleyville, grandson Reed Bartosh of Colleyville, sisters Willie Mae Jansky of Louise, Genevieve Dornak of El Campo, brothers Johnnie Bartosh and Allen Bartosh both of El Campo.

Visitation will begin at 1 pm on Monday at Triska Funeral Home with a Rosary recited at 7 pm. Funeral services will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church with Father Gary Janak officiating. Burial will follow at the Holy Cross Memorial Park.

Memorials in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or St. Philip’s Church Building Fund.

Source: Triska Funeral Home-El Campo, TX


Bartosh, Van Edward


Van Edward Bartosh, age 46, of Joshua, passed away Monday afternoon, April 19, 2010 at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth.

A rosary will be recited 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Aderhold Funeral Home Chapel in West, followed by visitation until 8:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Tours, with Rev. Will Straten as celebrant. Burial will follow at St. Martin’s Cemetery.

Van was born November 3, 1963 in Arlington, the son of E. J. and Virginia Ann (Straten) Bartosh. He was a graduate of Diamond Hill Jarvis High School in Fort Worth. He had worked for Bartosh Trucking for many years, and most recently was a Documentum Specialist for DynCorp in Fort Worth for the last 5 years. He was a member of KJT in Tours and St. Ann Catholic Church in Burleson. Van always loved to tend to his cows, goats, horses, donkeys, rabbits, and just spending time on the farm. He also enjoyed playing the lottery, doing crossword puzzles, and loved spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews.

Survivors include his parents, E.J. and Virginia Bartosh of Joshua; one brother, Cody Bartosh and wife Dolly of Arlington; two sisters, Sherry Bartosh of Joshua, and Sonya Flores and husband Jamie of North Richland Hills; one niece, Hillary Bartosh; five nephews, Joseph Bartosh, Andrew Bartosh, Ethan Flores, Matthew Flores and Mitchell Flores; special friends, Ed and Sondra Sykora of Godley; many other relatives and friends.

Active pallbearers are Juan Becera, Mark Mynar, Tommy Straten, Randy Straten, Patrick Halamik and Nick Straten.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.

Source: Aderhold Funeral Home ~West, TX


Bartosh, William Joe

William Joe Bartosh, age 79, of West, passed away early Tuesday morning, March 15, 2011 at Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center in Waco.

A rosary will be recited and Mass of Christian Burial celebrated 10:00 a.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church of the Assumption, with Rev. Ed Karasek as celebrant. Military Graveside Rites will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, conducted by West V.F.W. Post No. 4819. The family will receive visitors from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Mr. Bartosh was born September 27, 1931 in Axtell, the son of John and Mary (Mach) Bartosh. He attended La Vega Schools and served his country during the Korean Conflict with the United States Air Force as an airplane mechanic. On April 19, 1958, he was united in marriage to Louise Rauschhuber in Tours. William worked for James Connally Air Force Base for several years after he was released from the military. He then worked as a heavy equipment mechanic for the Texas Highway Department for over 35 years until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of the Assumption. William enjoyed farming, fishing, hunting, and raising cattle.

William is preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Theresa Wilson; and two brothers, John Bartosh and Adolph Bartosh.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 52 years, Louise Bartosh of West; two sons, Tom Bartosh and wife Carol of Duncanville and Dr. Michael Bartosh and wife Kim of West; a daughter, Mary Coleman and husband Bill of Lorena; a sister-in-law, Rosalie Bartosh of Abbott; 13 grandchildren, Dr. T.J. Bartosh and wife Dr. Nicole, Clifford Bartosh and wife Michelle, Craig Bartosh and wife Melissa, Tammy Rios and husband Aaron, Catherine Bartosh, Lynna Bartosh, Blake Bartosh, Blake Rittenbaugh, Michaela Bartosh, Madison Bartosh, Braden Coleman, Harris Coleman, and Lauren Wilson; 4 great-grandchildren, Owen Bartosh, Emma Bartosh, Tatum Rios, and Jackson Bartosh; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Pallbearers are Dr. T.J. Bartosh, Clifford Bartosh, Craig Bartosh, Blake Bartosh, Braden Coleman, Harris Coleman, and Blake Rittenbaugh.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church Building Fund.

Source: Aderhold Funeral Home ~West, Texas