Steven Bartmann, Sr.

Steven Bartmann Sr., 77, of Dubuque, died Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at the Unity Point Health-Finley Hospital in Dubuque.

Visitation will be from 9:00 am until 9:45 am on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home & Crematory.

The Funeral Service for Steven will be at 10:00 am on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at Hoffmann Schneider & Kitchen Funeral Home & Crematory with Rev. Thomas C Shinkle officiating. Full military honors will be rendered by the American Legion Post #6.

Steven was born January 31, 1947, in Cuba City, WI, the son of Joseph and Nadine (Bradley) Bartmann. He was married to Barbara (Kies) Olson and she preceded him in death on July 28, 2001. On May 5, 2007, he married Julie Ann (Barklow) at the Dubuque Arboretum.

Steven was proud to have served in the United States Army from 1965 to 1967.

In his free time, Steven enjoyed motorcycling, camping, photography, and spending time with his family and beloved dog, Dexter.

Survivors include his wife, Julie Bartmann of Dubuque; four children, Tim (Staci) Olson of Fort Dodge, IA; Robert (Elizabeth) Olson of Waukee, IA; Suzanne (Ken) Link of New Hope, MN; and Lori (Kelly Ries) Wheeler of Barnum, IA; daughter-in-law, Tracey (Rob) Leek of St. Louis, MO; 11 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Raymond, John, Annette, Rhonda, Patty, Mark, and Brian; his mother-in-law, Dixie Husemann; sister-in-law, Theresa (Clint) Moore; brother-in-law, Larry (Brenda) Husemann; his beloved dog, Dexter; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Steven was preceded in death by two sons, Steve D. Bartmann II  and Scott David Bartmann; and four brothers, Dennis, Larry, Ronnie, and Gary.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

The family would like to extend a special Thank You to the entire ER staff at Finley Hospital.

Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting Steven’s obituary at

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