Joanne E. Barton, 81, Pardeeville

February 27, 2019

Joanne E. Barton, 81, of Pardeeville, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg.

She was born Nov. 22, 1937, in Pardeeville, the daughter of Bernard and Margaret (Dowdell) Ryan.

She graduated from Pardeeville High School in 1956. She was united in marriage to Daniel J. Barton on Feb. 7, 1959, in Portage. Joanne enjoyed fishing and camping with her grandchildren and watching them compete in sports. She also enjoyed cheering on the Packers, Brewers, Bucks, and the Wisconsin Badgers.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel, of 60 years; two daughters, Laurie (Paul) Hartman of Portage and Julie Barton (Rodd Theiler) of Madison; four grandchildren, John Paul (Ashly) Hartman, Benjamin (Nicole) Hartman, Jaimie (Sarah) Sutfin, and Brian (Theresa) Sutfin; four great -grandchildren Adaline, Carter, Jackson, and Frankie James; nieces, nephews; other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved son Brian; two sisters, Alice Simon and Bernadine James; and three brothers, Earl Ryan, Floyd Ryan and Richard “Dick” Ryan.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon Saturday, March 2 at St. Mary-St. Faustina Catholic Church in Pardeeville, with the Rev. Mark Miller presiding. Private interment will be held at Greenwood Cemetery in the town of Lewiston. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of Agrace Hospice and the visiting Care Angels for their exceptional care of mom. Online condolences may be made at grassefs.com. Grasse Funeral Service in Pardeeville is serving the family.