Jean Ann Barnes

Jean Ann Barnes



Jean Ann (Giblin) Barnes, 74, of Ossian, IA died Friday, May 30, 2014 at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah, Iowa.

She was born June 23, 1939 to Francis and Bernice (VanAuken) Giblin in Oelwein, IA. Jean attended DeSales School, Ossian, IA grades 1 thru 11 and graduated from Garrison High School, Garrison, IA.  Jean graduated from Paris Beauty Academy in Cedar Rapids, IA in 1957.

Jean was united in marriage with Dean Barnes on September 6, 1958 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids, IA. Two children were born of this marriage, Brenda Jean and Bradley Dean.

Jean is survived by her children, Brenda (David) Johnson of Ossian and Bradley (Diane) Barnes of Florence, South Carolina; three grandchildren, Nichole (Robert) Datzman of Carver, MN, Noelle Johnson of Urbandale, IA and Danielle (Edward) Wadsworth of Edgewood, IA and two great-grandchildren, Remington and Gunnar Wadsworth and a third great-grandchild Baby Datzman on the way.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband Dean in 2005, her parents, grandparents, and a brother Michael in infancy.

Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11 am on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Ossian, IA with a visitation two hours before Mass time at the church on Saturday.  Rev. Msgr. Cletus Hawes was the Celebrant.

Burial will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Parnell, Iowa.

Schmitz-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Ossian, IA helped the family with the arrangements.      24u24

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