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Dorothy M. Barton

June 24, 1927 December 20, 2011
Dorothy M. Barton
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Dorothy Maye (Josephson) Barton, 84, passed away peacefully December 20, 2011 at the Comforts of Home in Frederic, WI.

Dorothy was born on June 24, 1927 in Amery, WI to David and Anna Josephson and grew up in rural Deer Park, WI. She attended Liberty school in rural Black Brook Township and Clear Lake high school.

Dorothy was a bookkeeper at a large bank in Minneapolis, MN for many years before moving to Milltown, WI.

She was preceded in death by her twin sister, Doris Butler; sister, Helen Farber; three brothers, Marvin, James and Laverne; and her husband, Don Barton.

She is survived by her brother, Herbert (Farryl) Josephson of Grantsburg, WI and many nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was a member of the Milltown Lutheran Church. She was very active in the local bridge clubs and will be missed by family and friends as the feisty old gal.

Private interment will be at the Fort Snelling Cemetery in Minneapolis, MN.

Online condolences may be left at or Please continue to check our websites for updated information or call Bruce Rowe at 715-327-4475.

Rowe Funeral Home of Frederic and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown have been entrusted with funeral arrangements.
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