Community News Corporation | Byron, MN

Latest Dodge Center, MN, weather
weather sponsored by

Advanced Search

• Obituaries
Bulletin Board
Community Links
Contact Us

home : obituaries : obituaries May 22, 2015

2/23/2014 1:09:00 PM
Mary E. Barley

Mary E. Barley, 84, passed away on Feb. 18, 2014 in Wesleyan Health Care, Marion, Ind.

Mary was born on May 16, 1929 in Rochester, Minn. She was one of three children born to the late Allen and Abigail (Allard) Briggs.

Mary was a 1947 graduate of Byron High School, Byron, Minnesota and attended Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. On May 7, 1949 she married Theodore W. "Bill" Barley. Mr. Barley survives.

Mrs. Barley was employed in the records department for the Marion Police Department, Butler Music Company, RCA and in human resources for Marion General Hospital until her 1992 retirement.

She was co-proprietor for Heartland Bus Tours and enjoyed traveling all over the U.S. and Canada. Mrs. Barley was a lover of music and the arts and was the former director of the Christmas City Chapter of

Sweet Adelines. She was a devoted wife and mother and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her husband, Theodore W. "Bill" Barley Sr.; five children, Theodore W. "Bill" (Debbie) Barley Jr., Denver, Colo., Thomas A. Barley, North Vernon, Ind., Michael W. Barley, Noblesville, Ind., Sally (Mark Hoffman) Barley, Odessa, Fla. and Robert L. (Laura) Barley, Three Rivers, Mich.; one brother, Robert (Margie) Briggs, Woodbury, Minn.; and eight grandchildren.

Mrs. Barley was preceded in death by her sister, Virginia Null Knight.

A celebration of life service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014 in Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Marion Chapel, 2722 S. Washington St., Marion, Ind., with Chaplain Don Miller officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to New Hope Hospice, 1385 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, Ind.

Claremont Service

Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Field Crest
Safeway Agency
Scanlon, Nietz, Murch
Dodge Center Chiropractic
Community News Corp • Byron Review, 507.775.6180,
Star Herald, 507.374.6531,

Software © 1998-2015 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved

(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//','ga'); ga('create', 'UA-46608719-1', ''); ga('send', 'pageview');