Boyd Bartscher


September 11, 1956 - September 16, 2017


Boyd Bartscher, 61, of Emery died, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Firesteel Health Care Center in Mitchell. 

Funeral services will be 10:30 AM Thursday, September 21, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell.  Burial will be at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery in Farmer.  Visitation will be from 5-7:00PM Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church with a prayer service at 7:00PM.  Arrangements are with the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.

Boyd Henry Bartscher was born September 11, 1956 in Mitchell, SD to Donald and Betty (Harris) Bartscher. He grew up in Hanson County, attending school at Plano, Spencer and Emery. On April 20, 1979 he married Sandra Brown in Emery. They resided on an acreage near Emery where they raised their five children. Boyd began working concrete construction at a young age, with his father and brothers. He continued his passion for the work by starting his own business and worked with his sons. He took joy in living on his acreage raising livestock, working in his yard, hunting, fishing, playing horseshoes and enjoyed family gatherings.

He is survived by his family Sandra Bartscher, three sons: Brad (Heather) Bartscher, Emery, Jonathan (Heather) Bartscher, Emery, Darin (Courtney) Bartscher, Mitchell, two daughters: Cammy (Daniel) Brechtel, Rapid City, Jessica Bartscher, Mitchell, eight grandchildren: Grace, Molly and Levi Brechtel, Taylor and Ashley Brechtel, McKenzie, McKayla and Joe Kirby, six brothers: Edwin (Lynn) Bartscher, Brandon, Francis (Colleen Widmer) Bartscher, Rapid City, Gerry Bartscher, Mitchell, Karl Bartscher and fiancé Gloria Falconer, Winfred, Larry Bartscher, Mitchell, Nick (Shannon) Bartscher, Mitchell, five sisters: Donna (Jim) Ruden, Emery, Ila (Doug) Cunningham, Mitchell, Joyce (Steve) Erickson, Emery, Maureen Heyd, Canistota, Ona (Chris) Collins, Emery, mother-in-law, Dorothy Brown and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Kirby, his parents, three sisters, Anita Berg, Camilla and Helen Bartscher, brother-in-law, Roger Heyd, father-in-law, Donald Brown and his grandparents. 


Wednesday, September 20, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Scripture service begins at 7:00 PM

Holy Family Catholic Church
222 N Kimball St
Mitchell, SD 57301


Thursday, September 21, 2017
10:30 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
222 N Kimball St
Mitchell, SD 57301


St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery
Farmer, South Dakota

Posted by Bernie & Rosalie Weber on September 24, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers to the Bartscher family with trust and faith your will find comfort.
Posted by Sandy Heither on September 24, 2017
Sandy & family: So sorry to hear about your loss. Thoughts & prayers go out to all.
Posted by Lori (Harrberts) Jeseritz on September 21, 2017
So sorry to hear of your loss!
My thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family!
God's blessings!
Posted by Connie Bukacek on September 21, 2017
My thoughts and prayers to the families.
Posted by Lori Olson on September 20, 2017
Our thoughts are with you all. May God's peace and comfort carry you through the days to come.
Posted by Sally Wickware Thompson on September 20, 2017
The end of a chapter- thinking of you with care, Darin and Jessica.
Posted by Michele Schulte on September 20, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bartscher family and especially Sandy and her children and grandchildren.
Posted by Pam Olinger on September 19, 2017
Please know your family is in my thoughts and prayers
Posted by Butch Bartscher on September 19, 2017
Sorry for your loss - William Bartscher oldest son - fond memories of the family reunions
Posted by Becky(Bartscher )Ranschau ,Ellsworth,Mn. on September 19, 2017
Sending Sympathies to your Families. My family has great memories of spending time at your Dad's farm! Bill Bartscher.
Posted by Cecilia Determan on September 19, 2017
So sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace. May God give you comfort.
Posted by Marcia Stulken on September 19, 2017
Thoughts and prayers for your family at this time of need.
Posted by marge wagner on September 19, 2017
Sorry for your loss you have my prayers and sympathy
Posted by Elwin & Rosalie Hohn on September 19, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers to the Bartscher families, may God give you strength through this difficult time, we extend our deepest sympathy.
Posted by Don and Pam Wenande on September 19, 2017
Sorry to here , our hearts go out to all of you!
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