91, passed away Monday, January 19th, in Abilene. She was born November 6, 1923 in the Buckeye Community north of Abilene the daughter of Erwin P. and Elizabeth C. (Kelley) Probasco. Growing up in the area, Marge attended local schools and graduated from Chapman High School with the class of 1941. On April 5, 1942, she was married to Wayne Orval Barten in Navarre. Most all of their married life was spent in Abilene. Marge enjoyed quilting, cooking, singing, traveling and spending time with her family. She was a member the Emmanuel United Methodist Church. Marge was preceded in death by a sister; Chrystal Mark, and two brothers; George and Paul Probasco.
Survived by: Husband Wayne Bartan Abilene
Daughter Susan (Gary) Longenecker Abilene
2 Sons Greg (Kathy) Barten Abilene
Steve (Pam) Barten Lander, WY
The family has chosen a private family graveside at the Bethel Cemetery. Wayne would enjoy family and friends to stop by his home at Sterling House II apartment 406 and visit. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in her name be given to the Hospice of Dickinson County or the Emmanuel United Methodist Church. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410