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Kenneth J. Bartron

Kenneth J. Bartron, 89, of Cavalier, ND passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the Lutheran Sunset Home, Grafton, ND. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Monday, October 1st from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. Eastern Star and Masonic service at the church. Burial will be held in the Union Cemetery, Neche, ND.

Kenneth James Bartron was born February 7, 1929 at Neche, ND to James and Mary (Horsley) Bartron. He grew up in the Neche area and graduated from Neche High School. Kenny then attended the North Dakota State School of Science at Wahpeton, ND. From 1950 to 1954, he served in the U.S Air Force, stationed in Alaska for 14 months. After his discharge from the service he returned to Neche, where he farmed with his father.

He met his future wife Hazel Evanson while she was teaching in Neche. They were married September 6, 1956 at Grafton, ND. They lived and farmed in the Neche area, where Kenny was also a rural mail carrier.

Kenny was a member of the Neche United Methodist Church, Gainer-McAndrews Legion Post #242, Masonic Lodges in Bathgate, ND, Fargo, ND, and Cavalier, ND, and the Order of Eastern Star in Bathgate, Fargo, and Moorhead, MN.

Things he enjoyed were woodworking, fishing, carpentry, and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel; children: Janis (Duane) Wileman, Neche, ND, Nancy (Robert) Maxwell, Hamilton, ND, Lori (John) Tozer, Cavalier, ND; grandchildren: Jesse Wileman, Laura (Kevin) Ault, Heather (Adam) Halvorson, Andrea (Matt) Daddino; Andrew (Sara) Maxwell, Sarah Storey, Brandi Veer (Andrew Anderson), Jennifer Maxwell (Jeremy Homstad); Ashley Tozer, Heidi (Kollin) Mundis, Morgan Tozer, Jay Tozer; great-grandchildren: Jade, Jordyn, Caleb, Joshua, Owen, Sawyer, Emery, Izabella, and Tyree. Also surviving him are his brother, Wesley (Harryette) Bartron; sisters-in-law: Inez (Carl) Kujath and Dorothy Evanson.

Preceding him in death were his parents and son, Jay.

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Hazel, Janice, Nancy, Lori and families, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families at this difficult time. Cherish all the memories. Laurie

Laurie Wells Oct 5 2018 12:00 AM

Hazel and Family, Our deepest sympathy to all of you at this sad and difficult time. Kenny now rests peacefully in the arms of our LORD and ALMIGHTY GOD-no more pain, no more struggles. May those that surround you provide comfort, courage and love. GOD bless Kenny's memory and GOD bless all of you, Don & Michelle Murray

Don & Michelle Murray Oct 1 2018 12:00 AM

Hazel and family: My deepest sympathies to all of you. I was so sad to read of Kenny's passing. But I can't help but imagine the glorious reunion of father and son as he walked into Heaven. Kenny was such a sweet kind man, and I have such nice memories of him (and you, Hazel). May God's peace comfort you during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts.

Kim Wilson Sep 30 2018 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathy. May all of your memories help at this time. Prayers and hugs to all.

Carol and Ken Ault Sep 29 2018 12:00 AM

Barton family, I'm sorry for your loss. Kenny was a great person that was kind and patient. He will be missed. May you find comfort in the many memories you had together especially with that goofy Business teacher!

Juel Weist Donner Sep 29 2018 12:00 AM

I want to send my condolences on the loss of your Husband, Father, Grandpa and Great-Grandpa. May all your memories and stories keep Kenny alive in your hearts.

Jackie Johnson Sep 28 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Hazel and family, Please accept my deepest sympathy. Ken was such a wonderful, good man! He was always so willing to help me when I lived at Bayview. He will be missed. Hope you are doing well, Hazel. In spite of Ken's passing, I hope your life is good. Hugs, Jan

Jan Gerlach (formerly Olstad) Sep 28 2018 12:00 AM

Hazel and family, It was no secret that Kenny was a very special friend to us. He taught us many thing in the Eastern Star family. He had very wonderful life and accomplished a great many things. I love how much he loved to travel and tell stories. Our deepest sympathies.

David and Darlene Spooner Sep 28 2018 12:00 AM

Hazel and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in all of the great memories you have shared.

Brenda Carignan Sep 28 2018 12:00 AM

Bartron Family, I am so sorry to hear about Kenny. He lived a good life, loved the Lord and his family! My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May all your memories help eaze your pain. God Bless!

Jamie Stockton Dodd Sep 27 2018 12:00 AM

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