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 Darlene L. <I>Magee</I> Barry

Darlene L. Magee Barry

Birth
Cheney, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Death 3 Mar 2010 (aged 82)
Fremont, Dodge County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Wahoo, Saunders County, Nebraska, USA
Memorial ID 49504862 · View Source
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Darlene was born April 5, 1927 on the farm near Cheney, Nebraska, south of Lincoln, where she grew up. She was the youngest of 7 children born to Alvin Leslie and Laura (Cumings) Magee. At the age of 16, Darlene graduated from Cheney High School as the Valedictorian of the 1943 class. Then she began working in Lincoln at an automobile dealership as a secretary.

On February 19, 1952, Darlene was married to Ivan Barry in Wahoo. They lived on a farm near Malmo. Ivan died March 10, 1999, and in 2001, Darlene moved to Fremont. This was the first winter since 1992 that Darlene had not spent in Mesa, Arizona.

She was presently a member of The Presbyterian Church of Fremont, and until moving to Fremont had been a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wahoo. There she had been a Sunday School teacher and member of the Presbyterian Women. Darlene had also been a 4-H Leader. She enjoyed playing golf and bridge, and she was a bowler. She was a member of an extension club in Malmo and she was a Past Matron of the Eastern Star Chapter in Wahoo. Darlene was also a 27 year cancer survivor.

Survivors: 2 daughters - Laurie and husband Bruce Bartels of Fremont
Patricia Barry and husband Robert Schwoeffermann of Portland, Oregon
2 granddaughters - Lindy and husband Rev. Bryant Kaden of Brooten, Minnesota
Jill Bartels of New York City, NY
2 great grandsons - Martin Allan Kaden and Matthew Barry Kaden

Darlene was preceded in death by her parents Alvin Leslie and Laura Magee, her husband Ivan, 3 brothers and 3 sisters.


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  • Created by: Jared Ketner
  • Added: 10 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49504862
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Darlene L. Magee Barry (5 Apr 1927–3 Mar 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49504862, citing Sunrise Cemetery, Wahoo, Saunders County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Jared Ketner (contributor 46964232) .