Wednesday, June 24th, 2009
Martha S. Barga, 96, of Versailles died at 6:30 a.m. June 23, 2009, at Versailles Health Care Center.
She was born Sept. 2, 1912, in Darke County, to Charles and Magdalena Lachat Didier. On Feb. 8, 1936, she married Lowell F. "Hen" Barga, who died Nov. 8, 1995.
Surviving are three sons, James (Laura) Barga, Colon, Mich., Michael (Mary) Barga, Versailles, and Dennis (Nina) Barga, Versailles; two daughters, Roberta (Fred) Condon, Versailles, and Marilyn (Robert) Schockman, St. Henry; a daughter-in-law, Marilyn Barga, Versailles; a sister, Rose Byers, Piqua; a sister-in-law, Evelyn (Jerome) Alig, Portland, Ind.; 24 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Jacque J. Barga; three brothers, Clarence, Leonard and Bernard Didier; four sisters, Stella Osterloh, Josephine Huelskamp, Myrtle Byers and Wilma Wirrig; and two great-grandsons.
She was a homemaker and formerly worked at Buckeye Overall Company in Versailles. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles and Fleur-De-Lis of Versailles.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. David Vincent officiating. Burial is at St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles.
Contributions can be made to the Versailles Emergency Medical Services or Versailles Health Care Center Activities Department or Physical Therapy Department.
Condolences can be left at www.zecharbailey.com.