David Bartylla, 68, of Motley, died March 11, 2018 in Staples.
Services will be held Friday, March 16 at 11:00 a.m., at the Motley Free Methodist Church in Motley with Pastor Jim Johnson officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, March 15 at Brenny Funeral Chapel in Staples and one hour prior to services at the church.
Arrangements were by Brenny Funeral Chapel, Staples.
David was born March 9, 1950 in Staples to Robert and Jeannine (Chenoweth) Bartylla. He graduated from Staples High School in 1968 and then attended vocational school. David went to work for Scharf Chevrolet. He was united in marriage to Linda Kowalski on July 11, 1970 in Staples. He worked in construction for several years, for Greg Miller Plumbing in Staples and then at Central Building Supply in Staples, until his retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trap shooting, line dancing and restoring tractors. He was an ATV and Snowmobile Safety Instructor for 40+ years and received the 2013 Snowmobile Instructor of the Year Award.
David is survived by his wife; one sister, Roxanne (David) Kasper of Grand Forks, ND; several nieces and nephews and his best buddy, Jake, the Basset Hound.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one infant sister.