George Bartovick (Civilian)

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George Bartovick




George A. Bartovick, 78, formerly of Topeka, died Saturday night, Dec. 9, 2000, at his home in Dearing in Montgomery County.

He was born July 6, 1922, in LaCrosse, Wis., to Andrew and Edna Johnson Bartovick. He moved to Pittsburg with his parents and attended Pittsburg schools. He graduated from Pittsburg High School and attended Kansas State Teachers College in Pittsburg. He was employed by the state of Kansas and worked in maintenance at Topeka State Hospital before he retired in 1985.

He was a veteran of World War II, having entered the Army on July 11, 1940. He was discharged in October 1945, but he remained in the National Reserves and National Guard. He attained the rank of staff sergeant before he retired in 1982.

He was a member of Keystone Lodge No. 102, AF&AM, in Coffeyville, and past master of Wakarusa Lodge No. 402, AF&AM, in Wakarusa. He was a member of Coffeyville Chapter No. 112 of Order of Eastern Star in Coffeyville and a past patron of Beulah Chapter 34 of Order of Eastern Star in Topeka. He was a member of Ancient Toltec Rite in Topeka.

He was a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and a member of the Coffeyville Regional Medical Center auxiliary.

He married Merhl Pauline McDonald on Jan. 2, 1945, in Dearing. They lived in Topeka before returning to Dearing in 1987. She survives.

Other survivors include two sons, Bruce A. Bartovick, Tulsa, Okla., and Mark E. Bartovick, Babenhaussen, Germany; three sisters, Lillian Bartovick and Agnes Samuelson, both in LaCrosse, Wis., and Marion Ottman, Racine, Wis.; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Edgewood Funeral Home in Coffeyville where Keystone Lodge No. 102, AF&AM, will conduct Masonic services. A Fort Riley detail will conduct graveside services at Fairview Cemetery in Coffeyville. Mr. Bartovick will lie in state at the funeral home until time of services.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Church in Dearing or the American Heart Association.

George's Assignment History

Coffeyville AAB
Unit: X
1943 1945
Coffeyville AAB
Unit: X
1943 1945
Aleutians
Unit: X
1941 1943
Aleutians
Unit: X
1941 1943

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Tamie Towers
Tamie Towers said on 02/16/2012 at 05:23 am
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