Virgil Wayne Bartman

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“My sincere condolences for Mr Bartman. He always brought out the best in each of us,as well as all the bands and orchestra's I have nothing but fond...Read More »
1 of 20 | Posted by: Raymond Heydenburg - Ocala, FL

“To Virgil's family,I am sorry to hear of Virgil's passing and my thought are with your family. I played cello alongside Virgil in the Rockford...Read More »
2 of 20 | Posted by: Polly Bolt - Rockford

“My sympathy to the family in Virgil Bartman passing. He not only was a great band director at Jenison High School for me. He also was a friend and...Read More »
3 of 20 | Posted by: Marie Groot - MI

“My condolences to the family. Less than a month ago Virgil was helping me with my piano. A patient, kind, and pleasant person to talk with. He will...Read More »
4 of 20 | Posted by: Sandy Lipscomb

“Virgil Bartman was our piano tuner at our homes in Holland, Saugatuck, and at our Bed & Breakfast in Saugatuck. It was always a delight to see him,...Read More »
5 of 20 | Posted by: Roger and Robert Hofstra-Christ - CA

“Mr. Bartman was my band teacher during my years at Jenison High School. He was a kind and wonderful teacher. He was so talented with passion for...Read More »
6 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“TO Virgil's family,I had the privilege of knowing Virgil for many years in the Edelweiss choir. He was truly a unique person. I will miss him...Read More »
7 of 20 | Posted by: Mary Kretschman - Grand Rapids, MI

“I was very saddened to hear of Virgil's death. He graced us with his presence and voice as he sang in our Edelweiss choir. He was a true gentleman .....Read More »
8 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

“Virgil, a fellow registered piano technician, was always friendly and kind to me. ”
9 of 20 | Posted by: Charles Gibson RPT - Caledonia, MI

“We are so saddened to hear of Virgil's passing. Not only did he tune our piano in recent memory, but he and I served together as solo/ensemble...Read More »
10 of 20 | Posted by: Jon and Janet Nichols - Kentwood, MI

“My condolences to his family. Dr. Bartman was an excellent teacher. Never ruffled, he knew how to get our attention and cooperation, even on the...Read More »
11 of 20 | Posted by: Beth Byrne - Pittsford, NY

“Me Bartman was my band director, and later tuned the pianos at the church I worked for. He was just a wonderful man. ”
12 of 20 | Posted by: Sue Prins

“Sorry to hear about the passing of your Dad, Mr Bartman was my band teacher and just a wonderful man. Would run into him once in a while and he was...Read More »
13 of 20 | Posted by: Kathy Hutchins - Jenison, MI

“A real Scholar, Gentleman, a Talented Teacher, and Master at his many Professions during his long life. I am very proud to have known Mr Bartman. I...Read More »
14 of 20 | Posted by: Mark Sulainis - Formerly Jenison, MI

“To the greatest band director Jenison ever had (student of the class of 1979). We had so much respect for him and truly enjoyed his passion for music...Read More »
15 of 20 | Posted by: Barbara Van Wylen - Jenison, MI

“Virgil was a dear and sweet man. I worked for him at Mr Fables and have never forgotten him. God took home a treasure. Sorry for your loss. Christy...Read More »
16 of 20 | Posted by: Christy Deleon - wyoming, MI

“My sincere sympathy to Glen and Janet and the entire Bartman family in the loss of your loved one, Virgil. May God give you his comfort and peace. ...Read More »
17 of 20 | Posted by: Marvin VanderBilt - ONTARIO, CA

“A great teacher and a better man. Condolences to the family. ”
18 of 20 | Posted by: Mike Van Ess - Hudsonville, MI

“To all the Bartman family, my sincere condolences. ”
19 of 20 | Posted by: Jim Henningsen - Kentwood, MI

“Virgil Bartman was a true gentleman and scholar. We are not sure how we shall keep our baby grand at A-440 without him. Blessings to all the Bartman...Read More »
20 of 20 | Posted by: A friend

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Virgil was born on November 23, 1937 and passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Virgil was a resident of Jamestown, Michigan at the time of passing.

Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Cook Memorial Chapel (East building) with Pastor Doug Fauble officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Hospice or Hanley Christian Reformed Church.