Janice Barone loses battle with cancer
Funeral services for Janice Barone, 76, of Aberdeen and formerly of Mobridge, were held Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at UCC Church in Mobridge.
Janice passed away Sept. 12, 2013, at Golden LivingCenter in Mobridge after a two-week battle with pancreatic cancer, surrounded by her family.
Janice (Bartels) Barone was born July 19, 1937, to Abe and Olive Bartels in Mott, N.D. She grew up in the Haynes and Hettinger, N.D., areas. She attended school in Haynes.
Janice married Loren Barone on Oct. 10, 1954, in Hettinger. Loren passed away in 1987. After their marriage they lived in several South Dakota communities including Lemmon, Faulkton, Miller, Mobridge and McLaughlin. Janice had spent the last 24 years in Aberdeen working various jobs with the most recent being daycare for her special great-niece, Addyson Keller.
Loren and Janice had eight children: Barbara, Richard, Debbie, Bonnie, Susan, Janet, Sandra and Bob. Terry came along in 1972 and was raised by them as well.
She loved to cook and bake. She adored all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving Janice are her children, Barbara (Duke) Sutherland of Cut Bank, Mont., Richard (Cara) Barone of Eagan, Minn., Debbie Mirth of Sioux Falls, Bonnie (Glen) Valley of Mobridge; Susan (Steve) Dutchuk of Dickinson, N.D., Janet (Marlin) Huber of Aberdeen, Sandy (Gigs) Zeller of Mobridge, Bob Barone of Sacramento, Calif., and Terry (Amy Novara) Barone of Denver, Colo.; four sisters, Joyce Wolff, Eunice Schneider, Karen Clement and Sherrill Bartels; four brothers, Aldon “Skip” Bartels, Frances Bartels, Arlin Bartels and John Bartels; sisters-in-law, Stephanie Lee and Betty Mayhew; 26 grandchildren and 46 great-grandchildren; a very special niece and her family, Ron, Arlette and Addyson Keller; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Abe and Olive Bartels; her husband, Loren Barone; parents-in-law, Henry and Katherine Barone; sister, Alice Lee; in-laws, Jake Wolff, Bob Clement, Albert Lee, Shirley Bartels, Armeda Bartels, Virgil Barone and Donna Seivers; son-in-law, Joe Mirth; nephew, Lynn Lee; niece, Rhonda (Bartels) Scott; and great-granddaughter, Rachel Mirth.
Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge was in charge of the arrangements.