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Frank Ray Bartlett, Jr

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On January 23, 2019, Frank Ray Bartlett, Jr., loving husband, father, and grandfather peacefully passed away at the age of 77. Frank was born on January 20, 1942 in Topeka, KS to Frank and Bessie (Burman) Bartlett. He completed his bachelor’s degree from Washburn University in 1965 and was a proud member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. He worked at the National Archives and Records Administration in Kansas City. 

Frank is survived by his wife Michele Lynn (Davis) Bartlett of 34 years, daughters Libby Bartlett and Maggie Bartlett and her husband William Kisamo, and grandchildren Andrey and Sia Kisamo.

In his free time, he enjoyed watching baseball games, volunteer work with Prison Outreach of the Rime Buddhist Center, and reading about early American history. Frank also loved sports, especially baseball, where his favorite team was the Boston Red Sox. People will remember his unique sense of humor and love for his family and pets.

Celebration of Life:

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 4:00 pm at the Rime Buddhist Center at 700 W. Pennway St. Kansas City, MO 64108. 

Memorial Contributions:

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Rime Buddhist Center at rimecenter.org or Humane Society of Greater Kansas City at hsgkc.org.



  1. Steve and Pamseiler on May 13, 2019 at 10:25 pm

    Frank was a life long friend of my wife Pam and mine as well since highschool. A great friend and loving father. We were so shocked to learn of his death just now and feel terrible we didn’t know about his passing in January. A good friend a gentle soul and a wonderfully warm and sensitive person who will be sorely missed

  2. Pam Seiler on May 13, 2019 at 10:20 pm

    Frank and I have know each other since we were babies in a baby buggy. I only tonight found out he had been passed away. If send you a note to his wife could you get it to her ? Thank you , Pam Seiler. Slseiler298 @gmail.com

  3. Bob Bach on February 1, 2019 at 7:14 am

    I worked with Frank at the Santa Fe Railway in the 1970’s in Topeka. He was my supervisor in the Materials Department. I always enjoyed working with Frank and thought a lot of him. Sad to hear of his passing.

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