|Birth: ||Apr. 9, 1921|
|Death: ||May 16, 2010|
Charles ‘Chuck' A. Barnett, 89 of Lone Rock died on Sunday, May 16, 2010 at the Richland Hospital in Richland Center.
He was born on April 9, 1921 in Twin Bluffs on the family farm, the son of Clifton and Helen (Nee) Barnett.
He went to Sextonville High School and graduated as Valedictorian. He also played basketball there. He also attended UW-Platteville. He later enlisted in the Naval Air Corps.
On December 5, 1946 Chuck married Mary Soltwedel at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Richland Center.
The couple farmed until Chuck retired. He worked as a technician for Curtis Breeding Service.
He was a state meat inspector for 12 years. Chuck was a member of the American Legion. He was a faithful member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lone Rock.
Chuck loved his family very much. He was a kind and generous husband, father, and friend. He loved people and their funny stories. Chuck liked to fish and hunt and take trips to Canada with his sons.
Chuck is survived by his wife of 63 years Mary, eight children; James (Linda) Barnett of Richland Center, Dan (JoAnne) Barnett of Scottsdale, Arizona, Jane (Dennis Stimart) Barnett of Verona, Wisconsin, William (Audrey) Barnett of Lone Rock, Nancy (Mark) Benkoske of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Ellen (Lyle) Perry of Lakewood, Colorado, Patrick (Ilona) Barnett of Germany, Thomas (Elizabeth) Barnett of Rozet, Wyoming.
Chuck is further survived by fourteen grandchildren; Micheal (Tien) Barnett, Christopher (Jillian)Barnett, Hannah (Michael) Ross, Gillian (Jamison) Fincher, Mathew (Helen) Stanke, Kelly (Darren) Hoyland, Jodi (Tom) Delagrave, Julie Benkoske, John Benkoske, Robert (Amanda) Johnson, Brian Johnson, Kevin Barnett, Rosalee Barnett, Thomas (Falan) Barnett, eight step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; his niece Judy Meuret, as well as other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Marie Kuhnen.
A Funeral Mass was held on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at 11:00 A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Lone Rock with Father Andre Panek officiating.
Burial was held at Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Richland Center.
Friends called at the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 from 4:00 P.M. until 6:30 P.M.
Friends also called at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Thursday,May 20, 2010 from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the Funeral Mass at 11:00 A.M.
A parish rosary will be held at 10:45 A.M. on Thursday, May 20, 2010 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
The Pratt Funeral Service of Richland Center assisted the family with their arrangements.
Clifton Barnett (1893 - 1961)
Helen Pauline Nee Barnett (1894 - 1988)
Saint Marys Catholic Church Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 10, 2010
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