Dorothy Barton Obituary

Dorothy Mae Barton
Dorothy Barton
Dorothy Mae Barton

August 19, 1918 - January 17, 2012
Born in Rural Polk City, IA
Resided in Polk City, IA
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Dorothy Mae Barton, 93, passed from this life on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at the Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 21, at Iles Funeral Homes, Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Chapel in Madrid. Burial will follow at Polk City Cemetery in Polk City.

Dorothy was born the daughter of Ralph Fletcher and Sylvia Lavina (Ringgenberg) Williams on August 19, 1918 at rural Polk City, Iowa. She was a graduate of the American Institute of Business in Des Moines. On September 14, 1946, Dorothy was united in marriage to Duane Edward Barton and they made their home in Polk City. She was formerly employed as a clerical worker with F.W. Fitch Company, Ahern-Pershing, and the Iowa State Fair. Dorothy was a member of Sheldahl United Methodist Church and the Polk City Chapter Order of Eastern Star for 73 years, of which she was an officer for 72 years and secretary for 64 years. Dorothy had served on the Board at the Eastern Star Masonic Home in Boone for five years, where she had resided since 2009.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her three children, Janice (Rodney) Halverson of Slater, Dennis (Pam) Barton of Urbandale and Jean (Robert) Koss of Polk City; four grandchildren, Brooklyn Barton, Jackson Barton, Heatherlee Trujillo and Sylvia Koss; and one great-grandchild, Logan Nawman. Dorothy was preceded in death by one son at infancy; her parents; and husband, Duane Barton in 1976.

The family will greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, January 20, at the funeral home, where an Eastern Star Masonic Service will begin at 7 p.m.

The family has respectfully requested that any memorial contributions be made in Dorothy Barton's name to: Polk City Chapter Order of Eastern Star - 6532 N.W. 142nd Avenue; Polk City, IA 50226; Sheldahl United Methodist Church - P.O. Box 302; Slater, IA 50244; or the Eastern Star Masonic Home - 715 W. 3rd Street; Boone, IA 50036.

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Visitation
Sundberg - Kirkpatrick
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Friday, January 20, 2012
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Service
Sundberg - Kirkpatrick Funeral Home
202 S. Market Street
Madrid, IA US 50156
Saturday, January 21, 2012
2:00 PM
Cemetery
Polk City Cemetery
Polk City, IA US
Saturday, January 21, 2012

Charities

Eastern Star Masonic Home
715 West Third Street
Boone, IA US 50036
Sheldahl United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 302
Slater, IA US 50244
Polk City Chapter of Eastern Star
6532 N.W. 142nd Avenue
Polk City, IA 50226