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Page — Terry Owen Bartak, 65, of Page, died Sunday, July 16, 2023 at Avera St. Anthony's Hospital in O'Neill after a valiant fight with cancer.
A celebration of life service was held Saturday, July 22, 2023 at the Page United Methodist Church in Page.
Burial was in the Page Cemetery in Page.
Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.
Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill was in charge of the arrangements.
Terry was born on Jan. 10, 1958 to James L. Bartak and Ruby Jane (Parks) Mardi in Omaha, where he grew up. As a young man, he learned the glass trade and worked for his brother Tom's glass shop in Center.
At the turn of the century, Terry moved to Page where his mother's family of Park and Parks originated.
He loved the Lord and practiced the Golden Rule. He loved his home, his family of cats, and the village.
He served on the Village Board for several terms.
His work involved agriculture and trucking and his repair shop for glass and small engines. Terry was always interested in engineering and inventing. Terry did hold a patent on one of his inventions.
Terry was an accomplished guitarist and was involved with several bands over the years. He had many friends in the music community.
His greatest pleasure was drag racing in his Ford Falcon at Thunder Valley, SD and other Midwestern tracks. He always enjoyed the people and friends he made in racing.
Terry is survived by his mother Jane Mardi of Page; three siblings Cindy Bartak of Tavares, FL, Tom (Cindy) Bartak of Santee and Mark (Jeanette) Bartak of O'Neill; one nephew Kevin (Becky) Bartak and their children Ethan, Brooklyn and Addison, all of Omaha; one niece Christina (Phil) Risinger and their child Remington, all of O'Neill; and a special friend Dawn Hircock of Decatur.
He was preceded in death by his father James Bartak; three brothers Tim Bartak, Brad Bartak and infant brother Joseph Emil Bartak; and his stepfather William Mardi.
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