Imogene Barton, 86

Imogene P. Barton, 86, of Wabash, passed away at 10:40 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at her home. 

She was born on Dec. 20, 1930, in Lagro Township, to the late Estel and Jennie (Cross) Kulb. Imogene married Gene H. Barton on Oct. 2, 1949; he passed away on Feb. 7, 2002.

She was self-employed and retired. Imogene was actively involved working with senior citizens and attended the Winchester Senior Center; she even started her own euchre club in 2014.  She attended the Christ United Methodist Church and was a member of the Lincolnville United Methodist Church.  Imogene was a friend to everyone and was always there to help anyone in need and loved Jesus.

Imogene is survived by sons, Dan (Charlene) Barton, Lagro, Douglas (Donna) Barton, LaFontaine, and James (Cheryl) Barton, Lincolnville; nine grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. 

Along with her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, with the Rev. Robert Barton officiating. Calling hours will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Center Grove Cemetery, Wabash.

Preferred memorial donations may be directed to FISH of Wabash County and the Access Youth Center of Wabash.

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Posted on 2017 Nov 16