Jean Barton, age 63, of Big Flats, Wisconsin died Tuesday,
March 18, 2008 at the Riverview Hospital in Wisconsin
Rapids, Wisconsin following a lengthy struggle.
Memorial services will be 12 Noon on Saturday, March 22,
2008 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in
Friendship, Wisconsin. Bishop Gerald Jaquith will officiate.
Interment will be at a later date at the Big Flats Cemetery,
Big Flats, Adams County, Wisconsin.
Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the time of service on
Saturday at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Merlyn was born June 6, 1944 in Waukesha, Wisconsin to
Willard and Velma (Kaye) Barton. He married Carolyn
Erbstoesser on January 6, 1965 in Wheaton, IL. The couple
resided in Illinois; Texas; Phoenix, AZ; and eventually
retired to Adams County in 1996.
Merlyn enjoyed working on cars, garage sales, flea
markets, and spending time with his children and
Merlyn was preceded in death by parents; son, Merlyn
Wesley Barton; an Infant baby daughter; and many brothers