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Joseph Lewis Barker
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1885
Griswold
Cass County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 8, 1971
Corning
Adams County
Iowa, USA

[Barker, Joseph Lewis]
Bedford Times-Press
Thursday May 20, 1971 p. 6
Lewis Barker, 86, Rites Held May 11
Funeral services for Joseph Lewis Barker, 86, of Gravity, were held May 11 at Shum-Novinger Funeral Home here with Pastor Perry Cozadd officiating. Mr. Barker died May 8, 1971, in Rosary Hospital, Corning. Interment was at Washington Cemetery, Gravity.

Joseph Lewis Barker, oldest son of Joseph Carey and Ida Ramalia Barker, and twin brother [of] James Otis, was born Jan. 27, 1885, near Griswold, Iowa.

Feb. 5, 1908, he was married to Bessie Barton, moving to the present home in 1916, where they celebrated their 57th anniversary. To this union a son, Kenneth, and a daughter, Mildred, were born.

He had been a member of the Oak Hill Church since Jan. 9, 1910.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie, father, mother, brothers, Otis and Clint, and a sister, Roxie Laird.

Survivors include his son, Kenneth, of Gravity, daughter, Mildred, of Las Vegas, Nev.; daughter-in-law, Edith, grandson, Kennard, of the U. S. Navy, serving aboard U. S. S. Koelsch; sister, Emma Price, of Gravity; brother, Mark, and a sister, Ruth Lundeen, of Kelowna, British Columbia; brothers, Glen and Hugh, of Edmonton, Alberta; cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Friends he treasured precious as their visits meant so much to him. He loved the land, the toil, the sweat, the harvest, never tiring of the challenges each new day brought forth.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Cary Barker (1849 - 1911)
  Ida Lillian Ramalia Barker (1858 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Bessie L Barton Barker (1886 - 1965)
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Lewis Barker (1885 - 1971)
  Roxy Madget Barker Laird (1886 - 1945)*
  Emma Mildred Barker Price (1889 - 1976)*
  Mark Leland Barker (1890 - 1973)*
  Glen Ernest Barker (1893 - 1988)*
  Clint Russell Barker (1896 - 1966)*
  Hugh William Barker (1901 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Washington Cemetery
Gravity
Taylor County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Marty & Harley
Originally Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: Apr 06, 2009
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Joseph Lewis Barker
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 Added: Dec. 2, 2013
 
 
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