Walter Paul “Walt” Barteld
April 4, 1934 - November 6, 2020
Walter Paul “Walt” Barteld, age 86, of Delaware City, DE, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020.
Born in Jersey City, NJ on April 4, 1934, he was a son of the late Walter Martin and Mabel Chauncey (Brown) Barteld. Walt proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He worked many years for Sunkist Growers and Fuller Brush Commercial Sales. Throughout his life, Walt always had an interest in antiques. Later he opened and operated Old Canal Shops in Delaware City for many years where he made many dear friends. Walt enjoyed visiting his home in Chincoteague where he spent countless hours. Walt will always be remembered for his great sense of humor.
In addition to his parents Walt was preceded in death by his sister, Catherine Martin. He is survived by his children, Paul W. Barteld and John W. Barteld; grandson, Michael Barteld (Samantha); and companion of many years, Ellie Martin.
A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, November 21, 2020, at First Presbyterian Church of Delaware City, 138 Jefferson Street, Delaware City, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.