William VanVelsor “Van” Barteau, 84, of Indianapolis passed away on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 with his loving family surrounding him. He was born September 4, 1933 to the parents of Harry C and Frances Cora (Leary) Barteau in Toronto, Canada.
Van was preceded in death by his parents Harry C and Frances Cora (Leary) Barteau, and his brother Harry Carmen Barteau.
Van is survived by his loving wife Barbara Francis Adkins-Collins, 4 sons William Barteau of Noblesville, Indiana, Timothy Barteau of Tiburon, California, Nathan Barteau of California, and William John Collins of Champaign, Illinois, 3 daughters Betsy Krueger of Carmel, Indiana, and Jan Berg of Indianapolis, Indiana, Laural Collins of Champaign Illinois, 14 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Van is missed by all who knew and loved him.
Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018 from 4 pm to 8 pm at the American Legion, 3011 Guion Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46222