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Lois Ann Barnhart (nee:Luhn)

April 6, 1925 — December 25, 2017

Barnhart, Lois Ann (nee. Luhn), age 92, of Waterford, (formerly of the town of Norway) passed away peacefully at Waterford Senior Living with family at her side on Monday, December 25, 2017. Lois was born in Milwaukee on April 6, 1925 to Carl and Selma Luhn. She was a 1943 graduate of North Division High School and would proudly recite the school fight song. Lois was working as a soda jerk at the Palomar roller rink where she met the love of her life, Peter Barnhart. She attended Spencerian College and later worked in the accounting department at Harnischfeger. After WWII, Lois married Peter on June 22, 1946 at the Saint Bonaventure Seminary in Sturtevant. The couple lived for 50 years on their farm in the town of Norway before retiring and moving to Burlington. Lois was known for her great sense of humor and her love of family and friends. One always felt better after visiting her.

Lois is survived by her children: Sandra Barnhart of Franklin, James (Ann) Barnhart of Union Grove, Richard (Bonnie) Barnhart of Hales Corners, Daniel (Sue) Barnhart of Daytona Beach, FL, and Jane (Jim) Wiess of Waterford; eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren; beloved sister: Betty Kluessendorf of Milwaukee, and other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents and sister: Shirley (Ray) Earll.

A Memorial Gathering will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018, from10am-11am at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 305 South First Street, Waterford, WI 53185. Memorial Mass begins at 11:00am with Reverend Gene Doda Jr. officiating. A luncheon will follow the service.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Melanie Smith and her staff for their love and care of Lois. In lieu of floral expressions of sympathy, family suggests donations to the St. Thomas food pantry, checks made out to: “St. Thomas Food Pantry” or to the charity of your choice.

Mealy Funeral Home
Waterford, Wisconsin
262-534-2233
www.mealyfuneralhome.com
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Memorial Gathering

Monday, January 23, 2017

10:00 - 10:45 am (Central time)

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

305 South 1st Street, Waterford, WI 53185

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Service

Monday, January 23, 2017

11:00 - 11:45 am (Central time)

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

305 South 1st Street, Waterford, WI 53185

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Luncheon

Monday, January 23, 2017

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

305 South 1st Street, Waterford, WI 53185

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