Gilbert D. Barnhart Sr., 94, died Tuesday, July 31, 2001, in the Guttenberg Care Center. Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, Zion Lutheran Church, Clayton Center, by the Rev. Barbara Wills. Burial: Clayton Center Cemetery, Clayton Center. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg, and after 1 p.m. Thursday at the church.
He was born April 10, 1907, on the family farm near Colesburg, son of Frank and Catherine Hansel Barnhart.
He was the owner and operator of the Barnhart Real Estate Co. for many years.
On Aug. 25, 1927, he was united in marriage with Wilma Best at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.
Survivors include a daughter-in-law, Marian Barnhart of Guttenberg; two granddaughters, Sue Ann (Robert) Rodenberg and Sharon (Randy) Keehner; four great-grandchildren, David and Sarah Rodenberg and Kristine and Kayleen Keehner, all of Guttenberg; nieces and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Wilma; his son, Gilbert Jr.; a sister, Agnes Amsden; and his stepmother, Elise "Liz" Barnhart.
..Published: August 1, 2001 Cedar Rapids Iowa Gazette.