Willis Bartlett Obituary
W., at of in E. 4, R. in WICK BARTLETT Bartlett Rites Set Wednesday PROVO CANYON - Funeral services for Willis Earl "Wick" Bartlett, 77, Provo Canyon, who died Saturday evening in an auto-pedestrian accident near his home, will be held Wednesday Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Berg Drawing Room Chapel in Provo. Friends may call at the mortuary Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday prior to services. Burial will be in the Spanish Fork City Cemetery. He was the owner of "Wicks Place" in Provo Canyon. Mr. Bartlett was born Nov. 26, 1893, in Springville, a son of William Henry and Leah Armstrong Armstrong Bartlett. He married Maud Elizabeth Nielson on Nov. 16, 1914, in Provo. Mr. Bartlett received his education in Springville schools. He worked in the Eureka mines for five years, was a niotorman on the street cars in Salt Lake City and was a rancher in Saratoga, Wyo. From 1918 to 1929, he worked for Union Pacific Railroad. In 1929 he went into business for himself in Provo Canyon at "Wick's Place" where he operated a restaurant and several cabins. ZMr. Bartlett instrumental in having mail service and school buses in the area. He worked for the State Highway Department from 1954 to 1958. At the time of his death, he was still operating his cafe and cabins. Survivors include his widow, Provo Canyon; one son and two daughters, Earl Garland Bartlett, Bartlett, Green River, Wyo.; Mrs. W.R. (LaVern) Folk, Oxnard, Calif.; Mrs. Mark (Carol) Hoover, Orem; eight grandchildren; one great : grandchild; one brother and one sister, Arch Bartlett and Mrs. Pearl B. Wright, both of Springville.