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Obituary for Clifford Barto (A)

Clifford Barto (A)
Clifford Arden Barto, age 91, of Brainerd, passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 at Mille Lacs Health System. Cliff was born in Brainerd on May 2, 1926 to Frank & Nellie (Rardin) Barto. Cliff served in the Merchant Marines during WWII and was drafted into the US Army during the Korean Conflict. While in the military Cliff received 2 purple hearts, 3 bronze stars, a silver star medal, an UN Service medal. Cliff was a member of the Brainerd VFW. He married JoAnne Ramsey in September of 1953. Cliff and JoAnne bought their family farm in the mid 1950’s and raised their family of five daughters there. Cliff loved his girls and his grandkids. He was proud of his farm and his red tractors.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughters: Debra (Wayne) Herrli of Severance, CO, Cathy (Bryan) Olson of Sparta, WI, Sandy Barto of Denver, CO and Lorrie Barto of Brainerd, MN; grandchildren: Jessica Barto, Steven (Kristen) Gangestad, Jamie (Trista) Gangestad, Ryan Gangestad, Scott (Jessie) Kuderer, Mark (Kari) Kuderer, Eric (Amanda) Kuderer, Chad (Danielle) Kuderer, Lance (Diane) Olson, Jason (Tonya) Olson, Cody (Erin) Olson and Shayla (Cory Hemmersbach) Olson; 18 great grandchildren; siblings: Lana Sodowski, Daniel (Shirley) Barto, Erleen Lind, Martis Barto, Florence (Duane) Henningson, Edith (Ed) Nagel and Mary (Duane) Maloney.
Cliff is preceded in death by his parents; Wife, JoAnne; daughter, Dianna Kuderer; granddaughter, Danna Kuderer; brother, Samuel Barto.
Funeral service for Cliff will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 11AM at Zion Lutheran Church in Brainerd. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 4-7PM at Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home – BRAINERD CHAPEL, and one hour prior to the service, Saturday at the church. Interment will be at Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Caring for Cliff & the Barto Family:
Halvorson Johnson Funeral Home
BRAINERD CHAPEL 218-829-3581
www.halvorson-johnson.com
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