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Dr. John T. Bastyr

Dr. John T. Bastyr, D.C., passed away on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Good Samaritan Society-Bethany. He was born on Jan. 16, 1936, in Tracy, Minn. He graduated from Tracy High School and Northwestern College of Chiropractic. He has his practice in Brainerd from 1962 to 1998. He married Elizabeth Turcotte on June 2, 1966, at St. Christopher’s Catholic Church in Nisswa. He was a member of St. Christopher’s and St. Francis, in Brainerd, serving as a reader and Eucharistic Minister.

John is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; daughter, Anne (David) Swenson; son, Christopher (Tonia) Bastyr; grandchildren, Barrett Swenson, Allison Bastyr, Annaleise Bastyr; and brother, Richard (Sue) Bastyr.

Services will be held at Bethany Chapel on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m. Visitation will be held one hour before the service. Inurnment will be in the Baxter City Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory in Brainerd.