Dorothy Marie Barnick (90) of Louisville


Published on April 28 2012 4:46 pm

Dorothy Marie Barnick, 90, of Mason died at 7:58am Friday, April 6, 2012 at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur.

Funeral services will be 11am Tuesday, April 10, at St. John's Lutheran Church, rural Louisville.  Burial in St. John's Cemetery, rural Louisville.  Visitation will be Monday from 5-8pm at Neal Funeral Home in Louisville.  Memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church.  Condolences at

She was born July 16, 1921 in Princeton, Minnesota, the daughter of Albert August and Elsie Emile Rick (Schwantes) Fredrick.  She married Martin Ludwig Ernest Barnick on July 7, 1940 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Princeton, Minnesota and he preceded her in death on November 18, 1944.  She married Carl John Barnick on January 4, 1948 in Princeton, Minnesota and he preceded her in death on December 7, 2001.  She was a homemaker and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid.

Survivors include sons, Ernest Barnick and wife Darlene of Louisville, Paul Barnick and wife Barb of Decatur and Robert Barnick and wife Linda of Teutopolis...daughter, Dixie Stremming and husband Gaylord of Strasburg...eight grandchildren...17 great-grandchildren...and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents...her husbands...son, Arthur Roy Barnick...daughter, Louise Ella, Ernest Fredrick Schwantes...and granddaughter-in-law, Suzanne Fuson Barnick.