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Saturday, November 26th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Richard Barna
  Richard Sylvester Barna, 75, of Celina, formerly of Rockford, died at 11:31 a.m. Nov. 25, 2011.
He was born Aug. 6, 1936, in Hamtramck, Mich., to Sylvester and Julia Evelyn Kaschak Barna. He was formerly married to Sandra Jackson.
Surviving are two sons, Richard S. (Bonnie) Barna, Norwalk, and Glenn T. (Susan) Barna, Louisville, Ky.; three daughters, Julia A. Barna, Celina, Sandra E. (Mark) Heinl, Coldwater, and Audrey J. (Quint) Miesse, Celina; two brothers, Gene (Sue) Barna, Rockford, and Bill (Madelyn) Barna, Louisville, Ky.; a sister, Betty Belna, Rockford; and 10 grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Bob and Ron Barna.
A former deputy at the Mercer County Sheriff's Office, he reached the rank of lieutenant before retiring in 1982. He served three to four years in the U.S. Navy before moving to the U.S. Air Force and retiring in 1974.
He was a member of St. Teresa's Catholic Church, American Legion Post 508 and Fraternal Order of Eagles Shane's Aerie 1292, all of Rockford, Celina Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713 and Mercer County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 19.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Ken Alt officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Monday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford.
Condolences can be sent to Ketchamripley.com.
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