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Ruth Bartlett

Posted January 17, 2019 at 7:27 pm

Ruth Bartlett, age 90 of Tracy, formerly of Revere, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at Sanford Hospital in Tracy.  Funeral Services were held on Friday, January 11, at Church of Christ in Tracy.  Interment was in the Walnut Grove Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent at www.stephensfuneralservice.com.

Ruth Ann Bartlett was born August 29, 1928 to Arthur and Stella (Williams) Mathews on the family farm south of Tracy, Minnesota.  She was baptized at the Church of Christ in Tracy and was a lifelong member.  Ruth graduated from Tracy High School.  On June 3, 1948, she married George Bartlett in Tracy.  Together the couple made their home near Revere, where they farmed and lived for 61 years.  Ruth enjoyed farming with her husband and stayed

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    Westbrook Sanford Clinic welcomes Dr. Kortney Krick

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    Pearl Shomacker

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    Luverne, Minnesota

    January 7, 2019

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    sarahm@ncppub.com

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