Virgil "Bart" Pearl Bartell

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  • Name: Virgil "Bart" Pearl Bartell
  • Location of Birth: Anoka, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: June 20, 1921
  • Date of Death: January 13, 2001 (79 years old)
  • Parents: Pearl Bartell and Rose (Priem) Bartell
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  • Highest Rank: S2 (Seaman 2nd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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    World War II

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    Virgil "Bart" Bartell married Norma Root on August 5, 1950, in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. He worked at Blandin Paper Company for 33 years, retiring in 1981. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, American Legion, and the Blandin Quarter Century Club in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    He is survived by his wife, Norma; daughter Joan Bartell; sons James and Thomas; sister Delores Godfrey; and three grandchildren.

    Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Eldon and Orley; and three sisters, Hazel Felosi, Olive Anderson, and Dorothy Trailor.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-C-39-1-2)

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