Shirley A. Barth, 74, Jasper

Shirley BarthShirley A. Barth, 74, of Jasper, died Thursday (October 15) at Brookside Village Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Celestine December 30, 1940, to August and Alma (Schnell) Brosmer. She married Fred A. Barth October 7, 1961, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church.

Shirley was a member of St. Ferdinand Parish and its St. Ann’s Sodality, and the Ferdinand Daughters of Isabella. She enjoyed quilting, playing cards, cooking, and being with family and friends.

She is survived by her husband, Fred Barth; two sons, Jeff Barth and wife Kathy, St. Anthony, and Chad Barth and wife Julie, Jasper; eight grandchildren; and one sister, Marlene Merder and husband Tony, Jasper.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Martha Rickelman.

Friends may call from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at St. Henry Catholic Church. Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Ferdinand Church Renew Project. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Henry Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

 

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