Bartlett, Paul

Bartlett, Paul

BARTLETT — Paul Bartlett, beloved  husband of Florence Bartlett of  Brooks, passed away in Brooks on  May 27th, 2002 at the age of 78  years. Born at Consul, Saskatchewan  on April 19th, 1924, Paul was raised  and received his education there. He  joined the Royal Canadian Air Force  after graduating Grade Twelve and  served as an Air Frame Mechanic  until his discharge, after the war.  Paul moved to Kimberley, British  Columbia to work in the mines and  later to Creston to work with his dad  in an apple orchard. He moved to  Duchess in June of 1950 and opened  Bartlett’s General Store. Paul and  Florence Carlson were married on  June 30th, 1952 in Saskatoon. They  sold the store in May of 1980 and  Paul became involved in Real Estate.  Paul and Florence moved to Brooks  in July of 1985. He had served as  Councilor and Mayor of Duchess,  Councilor for the County of Newell and as Chairman of both the Hospital and  School Boards. He enjoyed sports of all kinds and piloting his airplane. Paul  will be especially remembered for his love for his family, for his independent  thinking, for the twinkle in his eye and for his consideration of others. He  was predeceased by 1 brother Dave and 4 sisters, Anne, Dorothy, Laura  and Alece. Paul is survived by his loving family, his wife Florence; 4 children,  son Doug and his wife Susan of Calgary and their children Shyloh and  his fiancee Tracey and Jeramy; daughter Cheryl Bartlett and her husband  George of Sydney, Nova Scotia; son Keith and his wife Teresa of Brooks and  their children Dustin and Brendan; daughter Wendy Metcalf and her husband  Brad of Brooks and their children Michael, Matthew and Chandel; brother  James of Vancouver and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral services  were held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 30th from TrinityLutheranChurch,  Brooks. Rev. John Theiss officiated. In memory of Paul, if friends desire,  memorial tributes may be made to either Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial  Fund, 811 Cassils Road West, Brooks T1R OE4; Brooks and District Health  Foundation, Bag 300, Brooks T1R 1B3 or charity of choice. Arrangements in  care of Smith Funeral Home, Brooks. Telephone 362-4636.

Brooks Bulletin   July 30,  1964              Roll  15   Image   1327

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