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Barbara Burreson


Barbara S. Burreson, 81, of Evansdale, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at home.
She was born Dec. 31, 1937, in Decorah, daughter of Melvin and Mabel Berthina Blekeberg Lien. She married David P. Burreson on Aug. 27, 1957, in Decorah. He preceded her in death.
Barbara owned and operated antiques stores in Decorah, Hopkinton and Marion.
Survivors include a granddaughter, Jessica (Duane) Phillips of Evansdale; a grandson, David Michael Burreson of Evansdale; a daughter-in-law, Sonja Burreson of Evansdale; five great-grandchildren, Gabrielle Ann Burreson of Evansdale and Hailie E. Burreson, Jayden M. Burreson, Madi Mae Delahunt and Skyler W. Delahunt, all of Quasqueton; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, David "Scott" Burreson; a great-grandson, David Michael Burreson Jr.; two sisters, Lorraine Scholl and Ethel Deck; and three brothers, Jerry, Alan and Vernon Lien.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on South Street, Waterloo, where there will be a 7 p.m. prayer service.
Condolences may be left with www.hagartywaychoffgrarup.com.
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