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Barth, Wilma L. (Darrington) -- 1910 - 1990


Posted By: Barry M. Dahl (email)
Date: 11/21/2010 at 17:19:55

Mrs. Wilma Barth, 80, Mabel, died Saturday, December 29, 1990, at Green Lea Manor Nursing Home.

The former Wilma Darrington, she was born February 17, 1910, in Hesper Township, Winneshiek County, IA, the daughter of Walter and Lena (Sagsvold) Darrington. She attended the Hesper and Mabel schools.

On May 2, 1928, she married Walter Barth at Hesper. The couple farmed in Hesper Township until retiring and moving to Mabel in 1981. He died January 25, 1982.

She was a member of Mabel First Lutheran Church.

Survivors are three sons, Darrell of Houston, MN, Neil of Waukon, IA, Merlin of Othello, WA; three daughters, Mrs. Robert (Marleene) Ward of Mabel, Mrs. Richard (Alice) Reedquist of Lakewood, CA; Mrs. Dan (Susan) Vogeler of Sedgwick, CO; 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by tow grandchildren and one brother.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 2, at 1:30 p.m. at Mabel First Lutheran Church. The Rev. Phillip Ruud officiated. Burial was in the Hesper Public cemetery.

The Mengis Funeral Home of Mabel was in charge of arrangements.

From the Rushford News of 9 January, 1991.


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