Kenneth A. "Kenny" Bartman Sr.
Kenneth A. 'Kenny' Bartman Sr.

Born: September 25, 1931; Madison, Nebraska

Died: April 3, 2021; Princeton

MINERAL – Kenneth A. "Kenny" Bartman Sr., 89, of Mineral, died at 3:33 a.m. Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton, IL.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 8 at Pleasant View Cemetery in Kewanee with Deacon Martin VanMeltebeck officiating. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7 at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee. The funeral home will monitor capacity limits to maintain compliance with COVID regulations. The funeral home requires that all guests wear a mask for the safety of all those attending.

Memorials may be directed to Perry Memorial Hospital or to the Sheffield Rescue Unit.

He was born September 25, 1931 in Madison, NE, the son of Hillard and Goldie (Race) Bartman. He was united in marriage to Martha Draminski on May 31, 1952 in Kewanee.

Kenny is survived by his wife, Martha; his children, Ken (Gordon Daly) Bartman Jr. of Peoria, IL, Denny (Deb) Bartman of Princeton, IL and Paul (Marlene Marky) Bartman of Cornelius, NC; sister, Irene Majeske of Kewanee; six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Kenny was a farmer at heart and farmed his entire life north of Mineral. He enjoyed camping and traveling around the country with his family.

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Published by Bureau County Republican on Apr. 7, 2021.
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Rux Funeral Homes
507 S. Chestnut St., Kewanee, Illinois
Graveside service
Mt. Olivet Cemetery
1000 Pleasant View Ave., Kewanee, Illinois
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