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Deaths ^ ^
"Blessedare the dead which die in the
Lord from henceforth ... that they may
I rest from their labours; and their works
do followthem" (Revelation14:13).
Dr. Norton H. Bare, Lincoln, NE, died, Oct.
6, at the age of 93. He was a medical mission
ary to Tibet and western China from 1925 to
1941. Dr. Baresucceeded Dr. Albert Shelton,
pioneer missionary to Tibetans, and carried
on the medical work at Batang. Dr. and Mrs.
Bare lefttheUnited Christian Missionary So
ciety in 1933 andcontinued as direct-support
missionaries. He practiced medicine for
nearly fifty years, the last twenty years as a
psychiatrist. Survivors include his widow,
Lois Nichols Bare; a daughter, Marguerite
(Mrs. Archie Fairbrother), Boise, ID; a son.
Dr. Garland Bare, Lincoln, NE; twelve grand
children; and fourteen great grandchildren.
All four grandsons are Bible college gradu
ates and three are in full-time ministry. One
son, Edgar A. Bare and one daughter, Dr.
Maribel Bare, preceded him in death. At the
time ofhis death. Dr. Bare was elder-emeritus
ofDouglas Street Church ofChrist in Lincoln.