Evangeline Caroline (Duer) Barth

October 10, 1936 – January 20, 2024

Evangeline Barth was born at the family farm in Staplehurst, Nebraska, the daughter of Bernhard and Wilhelmine Duer.  She was the second youngest of nine children. She was better known to family and friends as Vangie.  Evangeline attended Immanuel Lutheran School as a child. She graduated the 10th grade at Staplehurst High School and the 12th grade at Seward High School in 1954. On December 3, 1960 she married Harold Barth of Grafton, Nebraska. They made their home in Grafton, farming for a living. Together they had three daughters, Teresa, Deann, and Denise.  In 1997 they retired from farming and moved to York, Nebraska.  She has been living at Liberty, MO, the last 8 years. She had many hobbies, was talented in art and loved spending time with her family.

Evangeline was preceded in death by her daughter, Teresa; her parents, Bernhard and Wilhelmine Duer; her husband, Harold; her parents-in-law, Albert and Edna Barth; seven of her siblings, Henry Duer, Verna Mosley, Edwin Duer, Darlene Orth, Dorothy Parks, Kenneth Duer, and Frederick Duer; and her siblings-in-law, Mary (Barth) Hickstein,  Annabelle Duer, Don Mosley, Delmar Ahrens, Charles Parks, Norma Jean Duer, Norma Ann Duer, and Jim Ludwig.

She is survived by her daughters, Deann Benningfield and Denise Barth; son-in-law, David Benningfield; grandchildren, Jordan Benningfield, Adriel and Dylan Reaves; and great-grandchild, Kaiden Reaves; sister, Cynthia Ludwig; sister-in-law, Lavonne Duer; and brothers-in-law, DeVern Orth and Chuck Hickstein.

Services will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Kearney, Missouri, February 3, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. Internment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in York, Nebraska, in the spring. Any memorial gifts may be made to The Lutheran Hour radio program.

Arrangements in care of Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.

Our Sincere Condolences

My deepest condolences for my cousins Denise and Deann and the rest of all of our family. Aunt Vangie is now in heaven with my Uncle Harold. God bless them.
Love Charlie