Marie Bartee

September 22, 2013

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 Marie  Bartee

Marie Bartee


2/27/1918 9/22/2013

Graveside services will be at 11:45 am Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Westlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 10:30 until 11:30 Saturday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to the Grand Generation Center.

Marie Bartee, 95, of Grand Island, died Sunday, September 22, 2013, at Tiffany Square Care Center.

Graveside services will be at 11:45 am Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Westlawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 10:30 until 11:30 Saturday at Livingston-Sondermann Funeral Home.

Memorials are suggested to the Grand Generation Center.

Marie was born on February 27, 1918 at Lindsay, Nebraska, to Fred and Emilie (Nathan) Haffley. She grew up in Lindsay and received her education in Lindsay and Newman Grove. Following high school Marie worked for the Lindsay Newspaper and Lindsay Drug.

She was united in marriage to Elbert Bartee on June 7, 1943 in Omaha. The couple lived on a farm near Tilden for several years. On two separate occasions they owned and operated a grocery store in Ericson, Nebraska. Eventually they moved to Grand Island where Marie worked for Fairacres Dairy and Skagway. She was also the Program Assistant at the Senior Citizen Center.

Marie was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and gardening.

Survivors include several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a sister.