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“I worked with Bart for a lot of years at Sprint, but lost touch with he & Kim after I left Wyoming. I looked for them on Facebook, but was so sad to...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Lynn Griebel - Frien/co-worker

“I was thinking about old friends from high school and thought of Bart. Did a search for him on facebook tonight and was shocked and saddened to read...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Denise (Reuter) Huber - Lenexa, KS

“Craig(Curly) was a great guy, I still think aboyt the dice rolling in the Choir room with Craig, Bill, and I. Regards to his Family. Craig was one...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Lee VanCamp - St. Johns, MI

“Music forms my most vivid memory of Craig during high school years at RBW. Every day was an experience with him in our chorus class with Mr. V. - who...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Rhonda (Kloeckner) Dedyne - MI

“I am saddened to hear of Craig's passing. We grew up together, and were good friends, remembering some good times with him and our Central friends....Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Jean Muckle Doering - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry to hear about Craig. i have known him since grade school at Central. and throughout the years at Rodney B. Wilson. he was one of my better...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Susan Downing-Hotchkiss - Lansing, MI

“I am deeply saddened to hear of Craigs passing. I remember his smile and the musicals we were in in High School, his lead role in Oklahoma and then...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Teresa Smith Freed-class of 69 - MI

“As a childhood neighbor, classmate and fellow Vietnam Veteran, my condolences go out to his wife and family. Goodbye brother. Welcome Home ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff Geller - Sanford, FL

“Also very sorry to hear about Craig. Back in high school I had lunch with Craig almost every day at his house ( of course the house was across the...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Scott Knight - St.Johns, MI

“So sorry to hear of Craig's passing. May God be with his family to give comfort, peace and guidance through this difficult time. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Dan Parmenter - Lansing, MI

“So sorry to here of Craig's passing. He was quite the standout in High School. I have fond memories of him and remember him as being a little ...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Theresa (Cornwell)Fedewa-Wells - MI

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Craig "Bart" Bartholomew passed peacefully at home on May 24, 2011. Born May 31, 1951 to Ladd and Jean Mary Bartholomew in St. Johns, Michigan he graduated from St. Johns High School in 1969 as a standout athlete. Bart joined the United States Marines in 1969 and served in Vietnam. He later moved to Ft. Collins, Colorado where he met Kim Ilene Morrison, later marrying on September 21, 1978. He took a job as an engineer with Sprint Telecommunications, working for them until 2009. During his time in Ft. Collins he actively participated as a soccer coach and referee within the local community. He enjoyed fishing, camping, riding motorcycles, traveling, and the time spent playing with his grandchildren. Bart is survived by his wife of 32 years, and best friend, Kim; sons, Levi Bartholomew of Westminster, Colorado and Myles Bartholomew of Ft. Collins, Colorado; 6 grandchildren, Kaleb, Ethan, Bryanna, Donovan, Dalton, and Vitorio; sister, Val Matice of Florida; brother Ken Bartholomew of Delaware; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and younger brother William Bartholomew of Michigan. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, June 10, 2011 at St. Alban's Church in Windsor, Colorado. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Resthaven Funeral Home, 8426 S Hwy 287, Fort Collins, CO 80525, which will then be donated in Bart's name to Pathway's Hospice of Northern Colorado and Run for the Wall veteran's organization.

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