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Don Barnett


Lewis Donald “Don” Barnett, 66, Iola, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at his home.

Don was born Sept. 7, 1946, at St. John’s Hospital, Iola, to Lewis Darrell and Erma Jo (King) Barnett. He graduated from Humboldt High School.

He did his apprenticeship under his father after high school and became a Union brickmason until he retired. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.

On July 23, 1971, Don married Margaret (Maggie) Henry in Iola. She survives of the home. Also surviving are one son, Darrin Barnett and Kristen North, Iola; two daughters, Angie King and husband, Buddy, Farmington, Mo., and Mandy Boeken and husband, Matt, Gas; one sister, Marila Barnett, Chanute, and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Darrell and Johnathon Barnett.

Cremation has taken place.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola with services at 10:30. Inurnment will follow in St. John’s Cemetery in Gas.

Memorials are suggested to St. John’s Cemetery Fund and may be left with the funeral home.

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