obit: Mary Janak Barton
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YOAKUM – Mrs. William (Mary) Barton, 77, of Rt. 4, Yoakum, died at 7 a.m. Tuesday at her residence.
A life-long resident of the Yoakum area, Mrs. Barton was born March 11, 1899, in Lavaca County.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Koerth with the Rev. Al Padalecki officiating. Burial will be in Koerth Catholic Cemetery under the direction of Buffington Funeral Home. Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home chapel.
Surviving are her husband, William Barton of Yoakum; three daughters, Mrs. Victor Pavliska of Yoakum and Mrs. Siegfried Go_sch and Mrs. John Jalufka of Hallettsville; two sons, Benedict Barton of Yoakum and Adolph Barton of Melborne, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Cecelia Fikac of Shiner and Mrs. Agnes Pesek of Jourdanton; two brothers, Guntran (?) and Florentine Janak of Hallettsville; 20 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Victoria Advocate, Wednesday, January 19, 1977
Submitted by Rosemary Ermis