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Springan - Stevenson Funeral Home
It's all about saying goodbye.
Delores Barnhart
September 1, 1939 - May 11, 2018

Place of Birth: Dickinson, ND
Residence: Sidney, Montana
Age: 78

Delores Barnhart was born in Dickinson, ND September 1, 1939, the third (and last) daughter of Nick and Margaret (Schwindt) Weiler. She graduated from Dickinson High School in 1958 where her self-written prophecy was to be married to Clifford Barnhart with two kids a girl and a boy within five years.
And…married to Clifford Barnhart she was for 60 years this June. While Delores’ life, like all of us, is marked by important dates: graduations, weddings, career, childrens’/grandchildrens’ births …this is not what defined her. Her outgoing nature and loving concern for anyone she met was one of her most endearing traits to her family. Her heart reached out to all with a gentleness of spirit. If you asked her what her greatest accomplishment was- her reply would be her deep love for the man she was married to for 60 years, her life-long partner who stood by her through the last 12 years of illness and hospitals with love, encouragement, handholding and continued gentle care; her children who will all be married 30+ years in 2018; something she was so proud of and planned to celebrate in June, her grandchildren who do no wrong in her eyes- whom she spoiled with ice cream for breakfast and an inability to refuse them anything; who turned to her for advice and unconditional love.
Delores was active in PEO, a philanthropic education organization, promoting the education of women. She overcame her fear of speaking in front of large groups to become state president of this organization whose mission was dear to her heart. Hospital stays, more frequent in recent years, would find her visiting with her caretakers about continuing their education and providing information about how PEO could help with a grant or a loan. Delores served as a mentor to these young women- one young lady became very dear to her as Delores encouraged her to work for her RN degree.
Throughout her life, Delores leaned on her strong faith as she faced adversity, joy, challenges and trials. Her involvement in Catholic Daughters was important to her- again, always serving others. Her love for all she met and her caring, nurturing nature found her volunteering for her church, the local hospital and the first woman to serve on the Richland Credit Union board.
Delores passed away at her home in her husband’s arms on Friday, May 11th, 2018.
Delores leaves behind her husband and partner Clifford of Sidney, MT as well as a legacy of children and grandchildren who strive to reflect the values they learned from this gracious woman: her daughter Nicki (Paul) Beyer; sons Ken (Jean Whiteman) and Thom (Jeana Deming) all of Sidney, MT; and son Russ (Lisa Gingerich) Inver Grove Heights, MN. The grandchildren who sat on Grandma’s lap of whom she was so proud: Cole Beyer (Viviane Manfre & Lucca); Aaron Barnhart; Stephanie Barnhart (David Walters and Oliver); Jessica Barnhart; Niall Beyer (Amber Ryckman); Ashley Barnhart; Miranda Barnhart; Logan Barnhart, Lauryn Barnhart and Suttyn Barnhart.

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Marilee (Jacobs) Wokal (BOWMAN, ND)
May 12, 2018
Thom and family,
So sorry to hear about your mom. She was a very sweet lady. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. With Deepest Sympathy, Marilee
Dean and Sandra Goetz (DICKINSON, ND)
May 12, 2018
So sorry to hear about Aunt Delores. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Norma Storvik Deming (Burns, Oregon)
May 13, 2018
Thom and family,
I feel sad for you at this time for the loss of your mother, and grandmother to your dear children. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
Much love from,
Aunt Norma
Sharon and Jim Nelson (Billings, Montana)
May 14, 2018
Family of Delores: Our sympathy in the loss of your dear mother. It is very difficult to lose one's mother. Delores and I enjoyed visiting at Catholic Daughters so long ago. Prayers to you.
Sharon Smelser (Sidney, Montana)
May 15, 2018
To Clifford and all of Delores' families, I send my prayers for the peace that passes all understanding which God provides for us with His grace, mercy and love. As so very many who knew her and you, her family, I extend my thoughts for comfort in knowing that Delores is in the arms of the Savior now
Joy Knote (Dickinson, ND)
May 15, 2018
So sorry to hear about your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Cheryl Moran (Sidney, MT)
May 15, 2018
Thom & Jeana and family, So sorry for the loss of your mom Thom. She was a wonderful lady, always a smile on her face. She was very proud of all of you and was so willing to share this pride. May God be with you for strength. Love ya, Clay & Cheryl Moran
Bob Tuite & Sharon McMeel (Colorado Springs, CO)
May 16, 2018
Uncle Cliff & Family,
Sharon & I are sorry to hear of the passing of Aunt Delores. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this time. She was a wonderful lady & Sharon was proud to have known her. Aunt Delores & mom are now reunited in heaven and enjoying life pain free.
Charles Brown (Deerlodge, Montana)
May 16, 2018
Thom,
I'm sorry to hear that your mom had passed away. Prayers for your Family!

Chuck Brown
Delores's Family
Lenny & Carol Jacobs Family
Delores's Grandchildren
Lucca & Olivia
The Whiteman Family, Loraine & Jill Losing, Jim & Joy Knote
The Treasurers Office, Sandy, Amy, Katie, Carla, & Trisha
Chapter W Sisters
Richland County Federal Credit Union, Staff and Board of Directors
Brenda Eberling
Delores's Family
Jack & Joan Johnson, The Criss Family
Kurt & Lisa Weisen Family
Delores's Family
Hennen and Associates
Nick Lonski, Edward Jones
MonDak Visiting Nurses
Sidney Sugars
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