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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Martha S. Barga (September 2, 1912 - June 23, 2009)

Martha S. Barga, age 96 of Versailles died at 6:30 A.M. on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at Versailles Health Care Center. Martha was born September 2, 1912 in Darke County, Ohio, to the late Charles & Magdalena (Lachat) Didier.

Martha was a homemaker and formerly worked at Buckeye Overall Company in Versailles. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles and Fleur-De-Lis of Versailles.

In addition to her parents, Martha is also preceded in death by her husband, Lowell F. “Hen” Barga on November 8, 1995; son, Jacque J. Barga; great grandsons, Doug and Christopher Condon; brothers, Clarence, Leonard and Bernard Didier; and sisters, Stella Osterloh, Josephine Huelskamp, Myrtle Byers and Wilma Wirrig.

Martha is survived by her sons & daughters-in-law, James & Laura Barga of Colon, Michigan, Michael & Mary Barga of Versailles and Dennis & Nina Barga of Versailles; daughters & sons-in-law, Roberta & Fred Condon of Versailles and Marilyn & Robert Schockman of St. Henry; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Barga of Versailles; 24 grandchildren, 52 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; sister, Rose Byers of Piqua; and sister-in-law, Evelyn & Jerome Alig of Portland, Indiana.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 26, 2009 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles, with Rev. Fr. David Vincent celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Friday morning from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Memorial contributions may be made to Versailles Emergency Medical Services or Versailles Health Care Center Activities Department or Physical Therapy Department.