Bertie B. Barnes, 93, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Friday evening, October 26, 2012, at Gaymont Nursing Center.
She was born November 3, 1918 in Wakeman, Ohio to the late Louis and Leona (Reding) Barnes and was a lifelong area resident.
Bertie was a member of Norwalk First United Methodist Church and a 50 year member of OES Queen Esther Lodge #15. She had worked for the Huron County Engineers Office for 42 Years and retired in 1982. She was a Cleveland Indians Fan and enjoyed spending time with her family.
Bertie is survived by her long time caregiver Dorothy Atkinson, of Norwalk, Ohio, by her nephews, John Martin of Sagamore Hills, Ohio, George Barnes of Anaheim, California and Edward Barnes of Anaheim, California, by her niece, Elizabeth Whiteaker of Santee, California, by her sister in law, Myra Barnes of Fullerton California, and several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Melvin Barnes,and by her sister, Evelyn Martin.
Friends may call on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at 10:00 a.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main St. Norwalk, Ohio. Rev. Gary Streiff will officiate. Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio, 44870, to Easter Seals of Huron and Erie Counties, 9501 U. S. 250 North, Unit #4, Milan, Ohio 44846, or to the Love Fund at Norwalk First United Methodist Church, 60 West Main St. Norwalk, Ohio, 44857. Online condolences may be made by going to www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.