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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Obituary: Marjorie Olive Bartlett

  • Marjorie Olive Bartlett, 92, of McPherson, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at Harmony Home, McPherson.
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  • Marjorie Olive Bartlett, 92, of McPherson, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at Harmony Home, McPherson.
    Marjorie was born on March 6, 1920, the daughter of Norman and Nellie (Bennett) Griebel of rural Stockton, Kansas.  She graduated from Stockton High School in 1939 and then Wichita Business College in 1941.  She worked as a secretary/stenographer and then as a management technician in civil service at Boeing in Wichita, Kansas for 28 years.
    Marjorie was united in marriage to Howard C. Bartlett on July 20, 1951, in Wichita, Kansas.  He died September 20, 1996.  Following his death, Marjorie moved to Schowalter Villa in Hesston, Kansas, where she was a resident until her move to Harmony Home in McPherson in February of 2012.
    An excellent cook, Marjorie also enjoyed travel and was a very astute businesswoman.  She was a WSU fan and especially loved her visits with family and friends.  She was a member of Mount Olive Christian Church in Wichita.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Howard, brother, Robert Griebel, step-daughter, Mary Anne Buckner, and step-son, Michael Bartlett.
    Surviving family members are five grandchildren of Portland, Oregon; her sister, Norma Boswell of McPherson, Kansas; nephews, Don Boswell and wife, Nancy, of Herman, Nebraska, Norman Boswell of Houston, Texas, and Rick Boswell and wife, Brenda, of McPherson, Kansas; and cousin, Vance Silknitter and wife, Judy, of Whitewater, Kansas.
    A funeral service for Marjorie will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, September 8, 2012, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.  There will be no visitation.  A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Wichita.
    Memorial donations may be given to  First Christian Church, Newton, in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.  Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com

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