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Barton Furnas Seever Jr.

07/24/1945 - 09/25/2021
Service Date: 10/08/2021
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 18951 E. Germann Road, Queen Creek, Arizona 85142
Visitation Date: 10/08/2021
Visitation Time: 9:00 AM
Visitation Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 18951 E. Germann Road, Queen Creek, Arizona 85142
Interment: San Tan Memorial Gardens

Barton Furnas Seever, Jr.  of Queen Creek, Arizona, was born on July 24, 1945, in Merced, California. He passed away surrounded by loving family members on September 25, 2021 at the age of 76, due to complications from cancer treatments.

Bart was preceded in death by his father Barton F. Seever, mother Grace A. Seever, and his sister Sherry S. Acevedo. He is survived by his beloved wife Janice of 50 years, stepmother Arduth Seever, sister Diane Schneider, six children: Aaron (Amy), Adam (Hydee), Daniel, Angela (Jeff Monson), Rochelle (Derrick Spitzer), Rosanne (David Tomich), and 27 grandchildren.

Throughout his life, Bart Seever was a beacon of generosity and service. He would always give without question even when they barely had enough, welcome strangers into their home even when they had no room, and serve others even when he had his own struggles. He was a man of God and had tremendous faith.  He had a testimony of Jesus as the Son of God, and the Savior of the world, and that was evident in the way that he lived. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Great Lakes area as a young man, as well as a couples mission with his wife, Janice from 2017-2019 in Phoenix.

Bart grew up on his family’s olive ranch, and later became a controller at Striblings Nursery and Kings View in California. He was a co-founder and CFO at Bulwark Exterminating. His many hobbies included genealogy, traveling with Janice to Europe and Hawaii, biking through Europe, and hiking and backpacking in Yosemite.

Bart’s pride and joy was his wife and family. He taught his children love, perseverance, strength, compassion, grit, and empathy. In June, the entire family including all 27 of his grandchildren celebrated Janice and Bart’s 50th wedding anniversary in Oceanside, California, which is a memory the family will always cherish.

Visitation and services will be Friday October 8, 2021 at 10 am (viewing from 9:00-9:45 am) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 18951 E. Germann Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142.

Mortuary: Bunker Family Funerals & Cremations www.bunkerfuneral.com

Burial: San Tan Memorial Gardens 22425 E. Cloud Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142

Flowers and condolences can be sent to the Spitzer home at 21735 E Escalante Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142.


  • We knew and loved Bart and his family during our sojourn in Merced. I remember his faith and testimony and greatly admired his work with the handicapped. May the peace of our Lord, Jesus Christ be with Janice and all of the family, we pray.

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