Dr. Barton Alfred Westerlund, formerly of North Little Rock, 89, passed away Jan. 22, 2011. 

He was born March 11, 1921, in Minneapolis to John Alfred Westerlund and Wendla Augusta Nygren. 

He was a World War II veteran who served in China, Burma and India.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Ruth Peterson; his brother, Gunnar Alfred Westerlund; and a grandson.  

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Perkins Westerlund; and their three children, Douglas Westerlund of South Dakota, Wendla Westerlund Akin of Tallahassee, Fla., and Erik Alfred Westerlund of Mayflower; and four grandchildren. 

Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Faith Lutheran Church, Markham and Mississippi. 

Burial will be private at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock.

Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, 501-224-2200.  

Online guest book: www.littlerockfuneralhome.com