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Frances Margaret Barnes

  • Birth 12 Jun 1914 Richland Center, Richland County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Death 4 May 2004 California, USA
  • Burial Richland Center, Richland County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Memorial ID 18960009

OBITUARY: Richland Observer, 5/24/2004

F. Margaret Barnes

F. Margaret Barnes, 89, died May 4, 2004 after a brief illness.

Born June 12, 1914 in Richland Center, she was the third child of Carl and Winnie Barnes.

Margaret graduated from the University of Wisconsin and then enrolled at National College at Evanston, Ill. for her kindergarten teacher credentials.

She moved to California in 1943 where she taught kindergarten in the Brea school district. In 1946 she moved to Pasadena and was employed as a kindergarten teacher in the Pasadena School District.

She received her Masters Degree from Whittier College in 1958. At the time of her retirement she was a kindergarten teacher at the Luther Burbank School, where she was recently honored as one of the most outstanding teachers.

Margaret had a reputation as a loving and caring kindergarten teacher. She excelled at her hobby – playing the organ – and was known to organ clubs throughout Southern California. She also enjoyed traveling the world.

Margaret had a love for purple and blue. She was an avid Lakers fan.

Although she had no surviving family, she will be greatly missed by her dear friends. She was preceded in death by her sisters Mary Barnes and Catherine Shannon.

Internment will be in Richland Center Cemetery in the family plot.


Fowler Lineage:
Richard S. Fowler/Mary Parky
John Fowler/Sarah Allison
Burgess Fowler/Mary Jane Norman
Winnie Jane Fowler/Carl Barnes
Frances Margaret Barnes


Barnes Lineage:
Rezin LaFayette Barnes/Catherine Reizer
William Marion Barnes/Ada Mary Fries
Carl Barnes/Winnie Jane Fowler
Frances Margaret Fowler


Family Members


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  • Created by: Jonelle
  • Added: 16 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18960009
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Margaret Barnes (12 Jun 1914–4 May 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18960009, citing Richland Center Cemetery, Richland Center, Richland County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Jonelle (contributor 46903714) .