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Dale A. Barney

Dale Argyle Barney 87, of St. Anthony, died Oct. 23, 2008 following a stroke.

Dale was born April 30, 1921 in Lewisville, Idaho the son of William Arthur and Louisa Jane Argyle Barney. He grew up in Idaho & Utah where he attended his schooling
but moved around alot with his parents.

He married Betty Congdon on Apr. 22, 1941 in Salt Lake City. The marriage was later solemnized in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple in l954. They lived in Bingham Canyon Ut. for a while before returning to Fremont Co. In 1948 they moved to Coeur d'Alene, Wallace, then Mullen Idaho where Dale was working in the mines then as a Fish & Game officer. In 1951 they moved to Malad, Id. and in 1958 moved back to St. Anthony where he continued work for the Idaho Dept. of Fish & Game. In 1972 they moved to Forestville, CA. They moved back to Idaho and Betty died in St. Anthony on Apr. 19, 2005.

Dale enjoyed the out of doors especially taking rides through Yellowstone Park, and Fishing. He also learned to oil paint in California and his family will always treasure his paintings.

He is survived by his children Becky (Terry) Clements, St. Anthony, ID.; Judy (Tim) Cebulla, and Donna Barney both of Medford, OR.; Dan (Marie) Barney, Sandpoint, ID.; 9 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grandchildren, and 5 Great Great Grandchildren. Besides his parents and wife he was preceded in death by sons Bill and Dick, a daughter Starr Ann, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. in the Wilford LDS Church with Bp. Gene Clements, Officiating. Friends may call at the Bidwell Funeral Home Sunday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. and at the Wilford Church Monday one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in the Wilford Cemetery.


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