Delores Barth, 80
Breckenridge, MN (formerly of Doran, MN), died June 6, 2010 at St. Francis Nursing Home in Breckenridge, MN. The funeral will be Friday, June 11, 2010 at 10:30 am. at the Doran Presbyterian Church, Doran, MN. Pastor Harvey Henderson is officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, June 10, 2010 from 4 to 7 pm with prayer service at 7 at Joseph Vertin & Sons Funeral Home, Breckenridge. Interment is at Riverside Cemetery, Campbell, MN. Pallbearers are Delores’ grandchildren, Paula Sondreal, Sadie Jordahl, Mark Brantl, Brad Nold, Jeff Nold, Kristen Smith, Kayla Barth, Nicole Nold, Brady Barth, Tyler Krump, Allysa Hammer, Christian Hammer, and Kelsey Hammer.
Delores began her life on May 19, 1930 as the daughter of Christian and Pauline (DeFries) Olthoff of Breckenridge, MN. She grew up in the rural community of Doran and attended grade school there until the 8
grade. She completed her high school education in Breckenridge and graduated in 1948. She was united in marriage to Marion Barth on Dec. 15, 1949 in Doran where they made their home and raised their four children.
Delores worked in Dietary at St. Catherine’s Living Center and at NDSCS. Marion preceded her on November 17, 2001 but she continued to live in Doran until November of 2005 when she moved to the Catherine apartments. She entered the St. Francis Nursing Home in 2009.
Going to the lake and savoring the beautiful sunsets were among the things that Delores loved to do. She valued the time spent with her friends and treasured her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren above all else. She will be dearly missed.
Delores is survived by her children: Diana (Mark) Brantl, Great Falls, MT; Barry Barth, (special friend Terri Blom) Doran, MN; Vicki (Bill) Nold, Jamestown, ND; Kristi (Kevin) Hammer, Hoffman, MN. Her 13 Grandchildren and 7 Great-grandchildren. Her brothers, Norman (Donna) Olthoff, Moorhead, MN; Al (Pat) Olthoff, Buffalo, MN; her sisters Marge (Lyle) Gowin, Tacoma, WA and June Nelson, Wahpeton, ND
Delores is preceded by her husband, Marion Barth (2001) and her brothers Earl, Les, and Hank Olthoff.