Delores (Dee) Barton (1944 - 2012)

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Delores (Dee) Barton


Delores (Dee) Barton, 68, died November 5, 2012 at home after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. Visitation will take place from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, November 8, 2012 at the Sunset Funeral Chapel, 7601 Fleur Drive in Des Moines, Iowa. Graveside service will be held, 11 a.m., Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Chariton Cemetery in Chariton, Iowa.

Dee was born in Scottsbluff, NE on September 26, 1944 to Junior and Doris Klages. She moved to Chariton, IA in 1950 where she graduated from high school in 1962. Dee was joined in marriage to Ronald (Dick) Barton on February 5, 1966. They resided in South Des Moines for 29 years and moved to Norwalk in 1996.

Dee enjoyed her beloved Bassett Hounds, shopping, cooking, playing cards, watching baseball (Yankees), and supporting her grandchildren's events.

She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years, Dick, her son, Ronny Barton (Tina) of Norwalk, her daughter, Ronda Grimm (Scott) of Norwalk, mother, Doris Klages of Chariton, sister Sandra Shelton of Chariton, sister Janice Klages of Norwalk, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and two on the way.

She was preceded in death by her father, Junior Klages and step-father, O.T. (Rosy) Klages.

Flowers may be sent to the Sunset Funeral Chapel or memorials to Make a Wish Foundation.

Arrangements were under the direction of Fielding Funeral Home in Chariton.

Online condolences may be made to

Funeral Home
Fielding Funeral Home
227 S Grand Ave Chariton, IA 50049
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Published in Des Moines Register on Nov. 8, 2012
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