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Thomas Bartol

April 11, 1935 — August 20, 2021

Memorial Mass will be 11 a.m. Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Our Lady of Hope-Holy Rosary Catholic Parish in Aurora with Fr. Kristoffer McKusky celebrating.  Attendees may gather one hour prior to the Mass at the church.  Inurnment will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Aurora.  Arrangements are by the Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora.

Thomas “Tom” Frederick Bartol, 86, lifetime resident of Aurora, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, August 20, 2021, at the Guardian Angels Nursing Home in Hibbing, MN. 

He was born on April 11, 1935 to John & Mary Bartol, in Aurora. He enjoyed many years of retirement from Erie/LTV Mining Company, where he worked for many years in the carpenter shop. He tinkered in his garage, loved deer hunting, partridge hunting and gardening. He married the love of his life, Mary Ann.  They just celebrated their 64th wedding anniversary on June 15th. They had four beautiful daughters, and raised their family in Aurora. He was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, in Aurora.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann; daughters, Marilyn Skarja of Blaine, MN; Barbara Starken of St. Cloud, Tammy (Matt) Scorich of Mt. Iron; and Cindy (Scott) Klinker of Colorado. Grandchildren, Dana, Aron, Tony, Nicole, Kaylee, Collin and Alyssa; and 6 great grandchildren, and several nieces.

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Memorial Mass

Saturday, August 28, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Holy Rosary Catholic Church

16 W 5th Ave N, Aurora, MN 55705

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