Adam "Elmo" Wallace Bartyzel

December 3, 1985February 24, 2019

Adam W. Bartyzel, 33, of Gering, passed away at his home on Sunday, February 24, 2019. His funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, March 4, 2019 at WestWay Christian Church in Scottsbluff with Pastor Joe Petersen officiating. Interment will follow at West Lawn Cemetery in Gering. Memorial donations may be made in care of the family. Online condolences may be left

Adam Wallace Bartyzel, "Elmo", was born on December 3, 1985 to Margie (Murphy) and Wally Bartyzel in Craig, Colorado. Most of his childhood he lived in Colorado, but then also lived in Nebraska. He graduated from Twin Cities Christian Academy in 2004 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. He loved to go camping, hunting, fishing and spend time with his family and dog Sumo.

He is survived by his mother Margie McDonald of Gering; siblings: Nichole (Michael) Thayer of Colombia, South America, Bridgette (Adam) Aden of Craig, Colorado, Robin Bartyzel (fiance’ Wade Splattstoesser) and their children: Logan and Connor Reinpold and Hannah Splattstoesser of Gering, Nebraska, and brother Anthony McDonald of Gering, Nebraska; Adam’s girlfriend Letitia Seymour and her son Isaiah and Adam’s children: Azarie and Zyler Bartyzel all of Gering, Nebraska; aunt and uncle Dan & Laurie Davidson (Ashlyn, Erica and Avery) of Craig, Colorado; and cousins Phil and Jaime Chaney (Hannah and Lauren) of Waddell, Arizona.

He is preceded in death by his father, Wallace Bartyzel of Craig, Colorado, Grandparents Eugene and Ella Murphy, Michael Murphy of Craig, Colorado, Aunt and Uncle John and Kathie Chaney of Phoenix Arizona, and other relatives.


  • Margie McDonald, Mother
  • Azarie Bartyzel, Daughter
  • Zyler Bartyzel, Son
  • Nichole (Michael) Thayer, Sister
  • Bridgette (Adam) Aden, Sister
  • Robin Bartyzel (Finace Wade Splattstoesser), Sister
  • Logan & Conner Reinpold, Nephew
  • Hannah Splattstoesser, Niece
  • Anthony McDonald, Brother
  • Letitia Seymour, Partner
  • Isaiah Seymour, Unspecified
  • Lori Davidson, Aunt
  • Dan Davidson, Uncle
  • Ashlyn, Erica & Avery Davidson, Cousin
  • Phil & Jaime Chaney, Cousin
  • Hannah & Lauren Chaney, Cousin
  • Wallace Bartyzel (Deceased), Father
  • Eugene & Ella Murphy (Deceased), Grandparents

  • Kenny Cooper
  • Matt Green
  • Luke Turner
  • Ken Greenwood
  • Trenton Belsky
  • Michael Bravo
  • Doug Beebe

  • In Care of The Family


  • Funeral Service Monday, March 4, 2019

Adam "Elmo" Wallace Bartyzel

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Chris and Stacia Wakeley

March 5, 2019

Adam was a wonderful person - we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers!

Vasilios Emmanuel Glimidakis

March 4, 2019

Dear Bartyzel and other families,
I am sorry for your loss. May his memory be eternal! Rest easy, dear soul. God bless him and his family.

MaryAnn Schrage

February 28, 2019

May God bless all of you. Such a heartbreaking thing! May Be be with you always.

Nioma Aden

February 28, 2019

We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy. Love and Prayers, Delbert and Nioma

Pepper Roberson

February 28, 2019

Love & prayers to you all.

Tiffany Jones

February 28, 2019

Elmo was like my big brother. He looked out for me when I needed it the most. We had so many fun adventures together there isn't just one that sticks out. Elmo was the best big brother anyone could ask for and I will miss him with all of my heart.