Doris Irene Bartlett, 88, of Montrose, IA, passed away at 4:27 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Kensington. She was born on November 27, 1930 in Fort Madison, IA to Bernard & Irene Palin Groene. She married Eugene R. Bartlett on April 15, 1950 in Fort Madison, IA. He preceded her in death on May 28, 2011. She worked at the Sheaffer Pen Company, DuPont and also at Midwest Wax Paper. She was a former member of St. Joseph’s Church in Montrose and is currently a member of Holy Family Parish in Fort Madison. She loved reading, quilting, gardening, animals and watching the eagles in the winter and the martins in the summer.
Doris is survived by: 2-daughters: Debbie (Tom) Gregg of Wever, IA & DeeAnn Bartlett of Anaheim, CA; 1-son: David Bartlett of Titusville, FL; 3-grandchildren: Evan (Bonnie) Gregg, Emy (Wendy) & Elise Gregg; 2-great grandchildren: Caelan & Coy Gregg and 1-brother: Richard Groene of Kansas City, MO. She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband, 2-brothers: Bob & William Groene & 1-sister in infancy: Mary Groene.
The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Sacred Heart Church. The funeral mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., immediately following the visitation, at Sacred Heart Church with Rev. Mark P. Spring officiating. Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Cemetery. A memorial has been established for the Montrose Library. Online condolences to Doris’ family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com. King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.