Barbara K. Burt, 61, of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, IA. Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m., Monday, February 3, 2020, at the Gladbrook Chapel United Methodist Church, 1597 Abbott Avenue, Gladbrook, IA, with Rev. Don Morrison and Rev. Cindy Morrison co-officiating. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sunday, February 2, 2020, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Interment will be in Chapel Hill Cemetery in rural Gladbrook. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
Barbara Kay Burt was born August 7, 1958, to Donald and Kathryn (Zink) Burt in Marshalltown. She graduated from Green Mountain High School in 1977. Barbara received her BA in education from Central College in Pella, IA, in 1981. She taught school in Japan for two years, Green Mountain for three years, and Las Vegas for ten years. After teaching, Barbara returned home to work on the family farm as the bookkeeper. She was a member of the Gladbrook Chapel United Methodist Church. Barbara was a former chair of the Christian Women's Club and involved in Bible Study Fellowship. She was also a member of the Marshall County Pork Producers and sat on the board of the Marshalltown Public Library.
Barbara is survived by her mother, Kathryn Burt of Marshalltown; a sister, Carol (Jeri Bartley) Burt of Mingo, IA; two brothers, Allen (Dorcas Dee) Burt, Darrel (Tammy) Burt, both of Marshalltown; seven nieces and nephews: Andrew (Megan) Burt, Matthew (Karen) Burt, Michael (Lauren) Burt, Jacob Burt, Morgan (Wyatt) Kaiser, Logan (Sabrina Daugherty) Burt, Mackenzie (Bridger Claassen) Burt; a great nephew and niece, Jack and Kathryn Burt; two Japanese sisters, Junko and Chizuru Mori. She was preceded in death by her father, Donald.
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