Barta, Anne (Jasan) Age 61, of Lakeville passed away peacefully on July 15 after a 2.5 year battle with cancer. Anne's two loves were her family and her job teaching art. We will miss her bright smile, caring attitude, and beautiful laugh. Anne grew up in Lonsdale, attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Grade School and then Montgomery High School. She received her teaching degree from St Cloud State University. Anne taught kindergarten at St Bridget's Catholic school, raised 2 beautiful children that she was very proud of and later taught art through Watch Me Draw in Lakeville Schools and the WMD Studio. On July 9, 1982, Anne and John Barta were married and they just celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary. Preceded in death by her father, Don Jasan; her in-laws, Ruby and Don Barta and her brother in-law, Wally Keohen. Survived by husband and best friend, John; children, Joe (Alison), Katie (Charlie); mother, Rita; siblings, Don (Alberta), Catherine (Chris), Diana (Mike), Jane; sisters-in-law, Jane (Joe), Ann; nieces and nephews, Alex, Megan, William, Samuel and Nicholas. The Service and Celebration Of Life will take place on Thursday, July 27, at 1:30 pm in the gym at St Joan of Arc, 4537 3rd Ave So, Mpls, MN 55419. Reception and social to follow. We would like to thank our doctors and team at Mayo Clinic and our Hospice team from Allina for the exceptional care and support we received. Memorials preferred to Anne Barta Watch Me Draw Scholarship Fund c/o WMD, 20908 Holyoke Ave, Lakeville, MN 55044.

Published on July 25, 2017

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