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Edward John Barta
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1896
Webster
Rice County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1959
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

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LONSDALE (Special) -- Funeral services were held Tuesday morning, March 10, at 9:30 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at Lonsdale for Edward J. Barta, who passed away Saturday, March 7, of a heart ailment. The Rev. C. C. Jirik officiated at the mass. Burial was in the Calvary Cemetery in Lonsdale. Barta operated a jewelry store at Lonsdale from the time of his graduation from Stone School of Watchmaking in St. Paul on June 12, 1916, until 1931, when he sold his business to James F. Palma. He then entered the garage and machine shop business. He was operating the latter until the time of his death. He served on the Lonsdale Village Council and was a member of the Lonsdale Fire Department. He was a member of the American Legion, of which he was Post Chaplain. Barta was a veteran of World War I. Barta was born to Albert and Mary Tupy Barta of rural Webster on September 18, 1896. He was married to Emma A. Rezac at Veseli on September 16, 1919. He is survived by his wife; three sons, Elmer of New Prague, George of Mankato and Lawrence of Faribault; one daughter, Mrs. James P. Hough (Marcella) of Faribault and nine grandchildren. He is also survived by three brothers, Frank J. M. Barta of Lonsdale, Robert of Medford and Joseph A. of Cottage Grove, Oregon and two sisters, Mrs. John M. Horejsi (Mary) of Veseli and Mrs. Ben Mach (Albine) of Northfield. Members of the American Legion and the Lonsdale Fire Department attended the funeral in a body. Pallbearers were Emil (Vosepjka, World War I veteran; Charles Mechura, commander of the Faribault Barracks No. 949; Louis Rezac and George Hruby, members of the Lonsdale Fire Department and Dr. Edward Pexa and William Franek, members of the Lonsdale American Legion Post. Presentation of the U. S. Flag was made by Charles Mechura to Mrs. Barta. Lawrence Skluzacek was in charge of the firing squad and the color bearers and color guards were Albert Kaderlik, Francis Stepka, Frank R. Jirik and Leonard Tuma. Members of the firing squad were Emil Uhlir, Val Kucera, Edward R. Cleasby, Harold Vosejpka, Leonard L. Malecha, Eman C. Malecha, Robert F. Vosejpka and Francis Vosejpka. Taps were blown by Joseph Cihla, Jr.

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 Parents:
  Albert F Barta (1871 - 1951)
  Marie A Tupy Barta (1874 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma A Rezac Barta (1900 - 1981)*
 
 Children:
  Elmer Barta (1921 - 2014)*
  Lawrence John Barta (1931 - 2015)*
  George Joseph Barta (1933 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rose Barta (1892 - 1895)*
  Frank Barta (1894 - 1895)*
  Edward John Barta (1896 - 1959)
  Frank J.M. Barta (1898 - 1969)*
  Mary Agnes Barta Horejsi (1900 - 1987)*
  Robert James Barta (1911 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Hill Cemetery
Lonsdale
Rice County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Sep 24, 2003
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Edward John Barta
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