Denton Clarence Bartschi, age 87, died May 3, 2022 at his home in Mesquite, Nevada. He was born August 4, 1934 in Georgetown, Idaho to John Clarence and Mary Margurite Porter Bartschi. On January 25, 1957 he married Barbara Anderson in the Logan LDS Temple.
Denton grew up in Georgetown. He served a mission for the Church o f Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Minnesota Mission. Following his mission and some time at college, he started his family and his career working as a lab tech at the Kennectott Mine in Eureka, Utah. After 23 years, he changed locations and jobs, moving to Cokeville, Wyoming where he worked for Utah Power and Light. Finally he retired and moved to Mesquite in 2000.
Denton was always a devoted husband and father. He enjoyed serving in church callings and loved helping young men in scouting. He was active throughout his life and enjoyed bowling, golfing, reading and playing competitive board games with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara of Mesquite; son, Paul of Mesquite, NV; two daughters: Annette (Lorin) Johnson of St. George, UT; Wendy (Travis) York of West Linn, OR; three grandchildren; brother, Ralph (LaVonne) of Salt Lake City, UT and sister in law, Gladys of CA. He was preceded in death by a son, David and one brother, Ross.
Graveside services will be held Monday, May 9, 2022 at 11 a.m. in the Mesquite City Cemetery on Hardy Way, 1362 Hardy Way, Mesquite. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.virginvalleymortuary.com
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