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Alice Barrett, 88, Hustler

Alice Louise Barrett, 88, of Hustler, passed away peacefully with her family at her side Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at the Fair View Nursing Home in Mauston.

Alice was born July 17, 1929, to Frank and Grace (Bires) Carlsen, on the family farm in the Town of Orange in Juneau County. She was a 1947 graduate of New Lisbon High School. Alice was united in marriage to Edgar G. Barrett, Oct. 30, 1948, at St. James Catholic Church in Camp Douglas; to this union 12 children were born.

Alice was a member of the Peppy Pals Homemaker Club for many years, she was an active member of St. James Catholic Parish her whole life, and she taught CCD there for 15 years. Alice also cooked for many years at the Fountain Mission Home in Hustler, and was the Hustler Village Clerk for several years. Alice was a founding member of the Hustler Booster Club. She was an avid and loyal Green Bay Packers fan, she also enjoyed Bingo, doing word search games, and playing Dominos.

Alice is survived by her children, Linda (Lowell) Davis of Dubuque Iowa, Rick (Janet) Barrett of New Lisbon, Nancy (Paul) Faulkner of New Lisbon, Wayne (Kathy) Barrett of Ontario Wisconsin, Mary Korb of Daggett, Michigan, Sue (Michael) Brattland of Lakeville, Minnesota, Terry Barrett of Austin, Minnesota, Audery (Clark) Bennett of Shullsburg and Kelly (Gary) Hauser of La Crosse; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Marian Albertini of Chicago, Illinois, Colette (Rudy) Belmont of Chicago, Illinois and Ardell Ross of Sarasota, Florida; and brother-in-law, Ron Parmenter of New Lisbon.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edgar in 2002; daughter, Rita; son, Robert; a daughter in infancy; and sister, Diane Parmenter.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 26, at St. James Catholic Church, 100 Bartell St., Camp Douglas, with Father Robert Letona presiding. Burial will be in St. James Catholic Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at the Hare Funeral Home, 217 W. Pearl St., New Lisbon, Wednesday, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and at the church Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service.

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