In Memory of

James E. Bartlett

September 25, 1935 - November 2, 2018
From: Cherokee, IA
James E. Bartlett, the son of James W. and Effie (Phillips) Bartlett, was born September 25, 1935, in Compton, AR. He grew up in Arkansas, where he attended the local schools.

He eventually made his way to Northwest Iowa, first working as a farmhand in Paullina, and later settling into a 50-year career as a mechanic and radiator repairman for Lubeck Oil in Cherokee. He met his future wife, Helen Cline, and the two were married on June 17, 1956 at Trinity Lutheran Church. Jim enjoyed golfing, bowling and woodworking. He spent many man-hours remodeling their home in different phases through the years. Even into his retirement, people were still calling Jim to do their radiator repair work. Family was very important to him.

On Friday, November 2, 2018, Jim passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family. He was 83. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers: Joe, Olin, Truman, Hershel and Clayton, and four sisters: Lucy, Jessie, Mary and Pat.

Left  to cherish his memory is his wife of 62 years, Helen, and their daughters: Janet (Gary) Atherton of Pocahontas, IA, and Carol (Lyle) Hundertmark of Ames, IA; grandchildren: Sandra (Jason) Warren, Adam (Whitney) Hundertmark, Grant (Rachel) Atherton, and Sarah Hundertmark (Peter Femal); great-grandchildren: Brayden, Carter, Addison and Avery; brother-in-law, Dale (Caryl Lee) Cline of Cherokee; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Bierman of Cherokee, Norma Dean Stanfill of Edwardsville, IL and Glenda Heithus of Paullina, IA; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 6th at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee.
Pastor Jonathan Riggert
Sandra Warren
Jason Warren
Grant Atherton
Rachel Atherton
Adam Hundertmark
Whitney Hundertmark
Sarah Hundertmark
Peter Femal
Visitation will be after 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5th at Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home.
The family will be present from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.
Beautiful Savior
Rock of Ages
Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee


Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 1:15 PM
“Sorry to hear of Jim's passing. You have our condolences and our prayers. We're sure he will be dearly missed. Love to the family. Ruth & Duane”
- Duane & Ruth English
Monday, November 5, 2018 at 5:26 PM
“Helen, Janet, Carol & Families, So sorry to hear about Jim. We have lots of great memories from years ago when my Dad and Jim worked together and the times we spent visiting at your house. You're in our thoughts & prayers. Hoping your memories will help comfort you at this difficult time. Kevin & Twyla Schmillen ”
- Kevin & Twyla Schmillen
Monday, November 5, 2018 at 5:26 PM
“Our sympathy to you Helen and your family on the passing of Jim. Our prayers are with you.”
- Fred and Arlene Hollenbeck
Monday, November 5, 2018 at 8:57 AM
“Dear Helen, thinking of you and yours at this time of loss. God's blessings. πŸ‘ΌπŸ’œ”
- Cindy Graham
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