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Leon E. Barber Jr.

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Barber Jr., Leon E

Leon E. Barber, Jr., age 77, of Curtiss, WI, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, August 15, 2014, with his family by his side. Leon was born September 8, 1936, in Saratoga Springs, New York, the oldest son of Leon and Phyllis Barber, Sr. He was united in marriage to Rhoda Leah Archard on October 6, 1957, in Fort Miler, New York. They moved to Wisconsin in 1980. Besides farming, Leon did factory work, construction, and worked for a highway department. He was the first recycling director for the township of Holway. Survivors include his wife of 56 years Rhoda Barber of Curtiss, WI; four children, Bret Barber and Nancy (Anthony) Sari, both of Spencer, WI; Bruce Barber of Hereford, AZ; and Christine Barber of Curtiss, WI; five siblings in upstate New York; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Aaron) Miller of Spencer; Rebecca (Benjamin) Hoffman of Oshkosh; Redmond and Tallulah McKimmy of Burlington, WI; Anna Marie, Anthony, Leah, Joseph, and David Sari of Spencer; great-grandsons, Michael and Joshua Miller of Spencer. A private graveside funeral was held on August 15, 2014 at St. Mary's Cemetery in the township of Holway.

A Memorial Tribute for relatives and friends will be held at the Holway town hall on October 25, 2014.

Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Aug. 22, 2014
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