|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1914|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 2008|
Baileyville-- Bertrand L. Varnum, 93, beloved husband, father, and grandfather died February 4, 2008 at Calais Hospital after a long and productive life. Bert was born August 11, 1914 in Alexander to Earl and Mary Carolyn (Dwelley) Varnum. He was a graduate of Woodland High Class of 1932. Upon graduation he partnered with his father in the dairy, lumber, and blueberry businesses. In 1952 Bert built the first pasteurizing plant delivering milk to Woodland, Calais, and surrounding towns. He owned and operated Varnum's Dairy until 1965. He also partnered with Bernie Doten in the B. L. Doten and Varnum Building Supply Business. In 1969 he joined Georgia Pacific's Scaling Department and enjoyed working there until his retirement in 1982.
He is survived by his two daughters Barbara Varnum Draper and her husband, Ralph, of Nottingham, NH and Becky Varnum of Baileyville; a son Brian Varnum and his wife, Andrea, of North Windham; a grandson Jason Draper of Nottingham; a granddaughter Nicole Draper Jordan and her husband, Robert Jr., a step great-granddaughter Madison Jordan all of Exeter, NH; and two nephews Norman K. Varnum of Presque Isle and C. Dale Williams and his wife, Lois, of Brewer and their families.
Burial: Alexander Cemetery, Alexander, ME (Mays Funeral Home)
Earl Varnum (1879 - 1951)
Mary Carolyn Dwelley Varnum (1880 - 1967)
Virginia A. Wallace Varnum (1915 - 1991)*
Alice D. Varnum Williams (1900 - 2000)*
Nancy L'Vesta Varnum Duffy (1902 - 1989)*
Adla C. Varnum (1906 - 1947)*
Albert Earl Varnum (1910 - 2002)*
Bertrand L Varnum (1914 - 2008)
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Apr 10, 2011
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