Norman Russell Bartlett

Funeral services with military honors for Norman Russell Bartlett, 90, Lawrence, will be 10 am Friday, June 12, 2015, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

He passed away Saturday, June 6, 2015, at his home.

Norman was born July 26, 1924, in Otis, Colo., the son of Llewelyn Lester and Nellie Naomi Graham Bartlett. He graduated from Scottsbluff High School in Nebraska. Norman served in the United States Navy from 1943-1946.

He married Margaret ‘Peggy’ Elston at the North Lawrence Christian Church in 1946; she preceded him in death in 2009. He worked for FMC Corp for 38 years before retiring in 1989.

Norman is preceded in death by his parents, eight brothers and sisters, and his wife Peggy.

Survivors include his son, Gary Bartlett and wife Susie, Lawrence; a daughter, Gaylene Beatty and husband Bill, Carbondale, KS; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call form noon to 8 pm Thursday at the funeral home. A visitation will take place from 6-7 pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Visiting Nurses or Cosmopolitan International, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.