Duane Bartlett

Duane Edward Bartlett, 76, of Marshalltown, passed away on Sunday morning, November 12, 2023, at his home.

Cremation rites have been accorded and currently no services are scheduled. For more information or to send a condolence, please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call 641-844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Duane and his family.

Duane Bartlett was born on November 8, 1947, in Marshalltown. He was the son to Alva and Viola (Slifer) Bartlett. After Duane graduated from Marshalltown High School, he attended Iowa State University and received his bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Duane was united in marriage to Beverly Troutner in February of 1970. Duane had previously worked for the State of Iowa Highway Commission. He had also worked for Cessford, Roland Snelling and Mulder Brothers in California. Duane was also the President and owner of a construction company. Duane enjoyed doing “hands-on” work. He was very handy around the home and also was in charge of several rental properties.

Duane is survived by his wife of 53 years, Bev; son: Kurt (Lisa) Bartlett, of Illinois; granddaughter: Breanna; siblings: Lorrie Bartlett, of Fort Dodge, Kendra (James) Happe, of Laurel, and Kristle Barker, of Des Moines. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Duane is preceded in death by his parents: Alva and Viola.

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