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James W. "Jim" Bartlett

James W. “Jim” Bartlett, 74, of St. Paul, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2009, at the Howard County Community Hospital in St. Paul. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Peters Funeral Home in St. Paul. Private family inurnment will be held prior to the services at Westlawn Memorial Park Columbarium. There will be no visitation. Mr. Bartlett was cremated. Mr. Bartlett was born on May 20, 1934, at Ireton, Iowa, to Earl and Anna (Johnson) Bartlett. He is survived by his wife, Rosalyn D. Bartlett of St. Paul; one son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Beth Bartlett of Grand Island; one daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Kelly Adelson of Hastings; two brothers, Ronald and Lester; and one sister, Lila. He is also survived by four granddaughters, Megan and Abby Bartlett and Emily and Claire Adelson. Jim attended elementary and high school in Centerville, South Dakota and attended the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. He served in the United States Army from Dec. 1956 to Sept. 1958. He worked various jobs for North Western Bell Telephone Company in St. Paul, South Sioux City, Fremont and Grand Island, from 1955 until his retirement in 1986. He was united in marriage to Rosalyn (Wagner) Greenwood on March 22, 1986. The couple moved to St. Paul in 1988, where he lived the rest of his life. Jim was a member of the St. Paul Country Club, the Grand Island Saddle Club and enjoyed watching all sports. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers and two sisters. In lieu of flowers and plants, memorials are suggested to the Howard County Community Hospital Foundation or the family’s choice.

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kev and beth, were thinking about you and praying for you. love you very much. we'll miss grandpa b! but we'll never forget him.

brian dunagan Jan 7 2009 12:00 AM

Rosie, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of Jim but it is comforting to know that he is no longer suffering. We will always have the fun memories we shared with our many telephone friends. Your in our thoughts. Pat & Sky Hartigan and Jan Luther

Sky hartigan Jan 7 2009 12:00 AM