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61505obit: Robert "Slim" Barta

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  • Rosemary Ermis
    Feb 1, 2012
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      Funeral services for Robert (Slim) Barta, 78, of Needville were held last Wednesday at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Needville with Rev. Ludon Angelle officiating.  Burial was in the church cemetery.
       
      Mr. Barta, cousin of Bill B. Barta here, died the previous Monday night at a Rosenberg hospital.
       
      He was a native of Fayette County and captained the Barta Ball Club of Ammannsville for several year.  He had also been sheriff of Fort Bend County.  He had lived in the Needville area more than 55 years.
       
      Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Otilia Barta; three daughters, Mrs. Viola Williams of Pecos, Mrs. Lillie Wallis of Needville and Mrs. Emma Craig of Chico, Calif.; Five brothers, Anton of Pleasanton, Joe of Corpus Christi, Jim of Marion and Cyril and George, both of Ammannsville; one sister, Mrs. Wm. (Helen) Janssen of La Grange; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
       
      Weimar Mercury, May 8, 1975
       
      Submitted by Rosemary Ermis