Bernadine C. Bartman, 95, of Kewanee, died at 3:44 PM, Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Royal Oaks Care Center in Kewanee.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 23 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Kewanee. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Hospice Compassus of Galesburg, the Kidney Foundation or to Visitation School.
She was born July 15, 1917 in Elgin, NE, the daughter of Paul and Ann (Tunick) Borgmeyer. She married Leonard C. Bartman on February 6, 1940 in elgin, NE and he preceded her in death on February 15, 1978. Survivors include two daughters, Bonnie (Gary) Lamb of Kewanee and Linda Richmond of Sanger, CA, five grandchildren, Paul Lamb of Kewanee, Kevin Lamb of Essex, IL, Ann (Josh) McIntyre of Davenport, IA, Matt (Andrea) Richmond of Clovig, CA and Jonah (Heather) Coleman of Fresno, CA and six great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
Bernadine was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. She loved people and always had a special spot in her heart for her grandchildren and her special friend, Teddy, her granddaughter dog.