Maurice Barton

DEVILS LAKE Maurice Barton, 97, Devils Lake, formerly of Jamestown, died Friday in a Devils Lake nursing home.

He was born Oct. 13, 1916, to John and Lenore Barton, in Jamestown. He married Margaret Dunphy in August 1941. He enlisted in the Army Signal Corps in 1942 and was stationed in the South Pacific until his discharge in 1945.

Survivors: daughters, Mary Cichos, Rugby, Rebecca Dosch, Devils Lake, Rosanne Zink, Carrington; son, Jerry, Eau Claire, Wis.; 17 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and sister, Mary Peters, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Funeral: Today, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church, Devils Lake.

Graveside service: Tuesday, 11 a.m., Calvary Cemetery, Jamestown.

(Gilbertson Funeral Home, Devils Lake)