|Emma Deets Barton|
|Birth: ||Sep. 4, 1930|
|Death: ||Jun. 16, 2012|
Erma Deets Barton passed peacefully on June 16, 2012, with family members by her side.
Erma Deets was born on September 4, 1930, in Mt. Pine, Ark. She attended high school in Klamath Falls, Ore., and graduated from Klamath Union High School. While working for the district attorney's office in Klamath, Erma met John Barton, a reporter for the local newspaper. They were married on May 15, 1953.
Shortly thereafter, John and Erma moved to Guam, where John served the governor and Erma worked for Pan Am. The family moved to San Dimas, Calif., in 1965 and raised two children. She is survived by siblings George Merle Deets and Evelyn Garner, daughter Lisa (Mike) Debendadet, son Scott (Julie), granddaughters Katie and Olivia and many cherished friends and relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband John; brother, Noel (Fran) Deets, and parents William and Eulon Deets.
Published in Herald And News on June 30, 2012
Created by: J
Record added: Jul 04, 2012
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