Susan Bartenstein Necci

Our sympathy is extended to Susan and her family on the death of her mother.

Frances Stevenson Bartenstein, 94, of Warrenton, Virginia passed away peacefully February 19, 2018 at Blue Ridge Christian Home.

Frances was born March 24, 1923 in Marianna, Arkansas to the late John E. and Evelyn A. Stevenson. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. Bartenstein. They were married in October 1946 and spent many years as partners in his business of engineering and land surveying.  She was known far and wide for her culinary skills specializing in rolls and cucumber sandwiches.  Frances took pride in her family and her community.

Frances was a devoted long time member of St. James Episcopal Church.  She served as president of St. Hilda’s and was a member of the Altar Guild.  She also was a member of Fauquier Hospital Auxiliary as a volunteer at the Thrift Shop for many years.

Survivors include four children and their spouses, Robert M. Bartenstein, Jr. and wife Virginia, Susan B. Necci and husband James, John S. “Steve” Bartenstein and wife Lizabeth, and Curtis H. Bartenstein and wife Violet; ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.  The family wishes to extend heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Lytisha Mann Jenkins for her devoted care and love.

Visitation will be at Moser Funeral Home Thursday February 22 from 5 to 7 pm with services held at St. James Episcopal Church Friday February 23 at 2pm. Interment to follow at Warrenton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. James Episcopal Church.