Elroy "Tug" Barman(11/18/47-8/9/2013)

Elroy "Tug" Barman 11/18/47-8/9/2013 A devoted Father, Grandfather, and Brother, Elroy was born in Williston, North Dakota to Vernon and Lucy Barman. It was in Ray North Dakota where he was raised on the family farm, working the land with his Dad and Brothers. In 1979, Elroy married the love of his life Peggy, making a home for themselves in Minot North Dakota. In 1990, Elroy and Peggy moved to Bakersfield, California with their four children. After moving to Bakersfield, Elroy was employed with California Production Services, which later became Nabors Well Servicing for 20+ years until 2012, when he retired due to health reasons. Elroy is preceded in death by his wife Peggy, his mother and father, Lucy and Vernon Barman, brothers, Richard, Donnie, and his twin Leroy Barman; brother in laws, Arden Foss, Verlyn Huwe, Frank Delany, and Wayne Anderson. Surviving him is daughter, Kassandra and husband Matthew Foster; son, Matthew Barman and Lorena Villanueva, son Brian and wife Niquie Dahl, son Brad Dahl, grandchildren Kailey Dahl, Makayla and Matthew Foster, and Abdon Barman, all of Bakersfield; sister, Marleen Foss of Ray North Dakota, sister Arlene and husband Ken Lund of Mandan North Dakota, sister Sandy Delany of Anchorage Alaska; brother, Vern and wife Jackie Barman of Dickinson North Dakota, brother Tim and wife Jeanie Barman of Bakersfield California, brother and sister in law Darryl and Gloria Tofte of Taft California; sister in laws, Kim Kaus of Bakersfield California , Barb Huwe of Minot, North Dakota as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Friday August 16th, 2013 at 10 a.m., at Saint John's Lutheran Church in Bakersfield, California, followed by graveside service at Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery, 2739 Panama Lane. For condolences please visit www.greenlawnmortuaryandcemetery.com. Greenlawn Funeral Home-Southwest www.bakersfield.com/obits

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Published in Bakersfield Californian on Aug. 13, 2013