Kevin Merle Bartlett was born in Sidney, Nebraska July 23, 1957, to parents William Merle Bartlett and Faye Brost Bartlett. Kevin’s elementary education was in Artigas, Uruguay. His secondary education was in Murdo, SD.
He graduated from Black Hills University, Spearfish, SD. with a degree in Elementary Education. He worked with children in Minneapolis and taught in Bakersfield, CA. Kevin worked various jobs in Bellingham, most recently ten years at Bellingham Goodwill.
Kevin was preceded in death by his father. He is survived by his mother, sister Marti Bartlett of Bellingham, sister Elizabeth (Kevin) Hasch of Phillipsburg, KS and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Kevin loved working with children. He was a generous and compassionate man who will be missed by those who knew him.
Kevin’s family wants to express gratitude to Interfaith Clinic, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Bellingham Goodwill, John Hooper, probation officer and Steve Harrison, counsellor with Catholic Community Services Recovery Center and the Our Primary Purpose AA group.
Farewell Tribute Information
Memorial Service will be held for Kevin at 2:00pm Saturday April 13 at the Garden St. United Methodist Church, 1326 N Garden St, Bellingham.
A graveside service will be held at 2:30 pm. Wednesday April 17 in The Meadow Natural Burial Ground at Greenacres Memorial Park, 5700 Northwest Dr., Ferndale.