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John M. Barnard

May 21, 2010

John M. Barnard

ARMSTRONG – Funeral services for John M. Barnard, 89, of New Port Richey, Fla., will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Armzsztrong with Pastor Vance Toivonen fficiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church only on Wednesday. Interment will be at Armstrong Grove Cemetery.

He died Sunday, May 16, 2010, in Tallahassdee, Fla.

Born in Cedar Falls he was the son of Harley R. and Mary Thompson Barnard. He was a lifelong Lutheran and a retired Lt. Col. in the U. S. Army. Mr. Barnard graduated from University of Northern Iowa with a degree in business education and received his MBA from the University of Chicago School of Business.

Having lived in various places throughout the world, he settled in Davenport for a number of years. After retiring from military service, he served as the director of finance for the City of Davenport and as director of the Eastern Iowa Crime Commission. He also was the owner of Personal Management Services of Davenport and was head of the Scott Community College Business Department.

He retired to Orlando, Fla. in 1982 and moved to New Port Richey, Fla. in the mid-1990s. One of his greatest joys was vacationing at Lake Okoboji and fishing for bullheads at Tuttle Lake.

Mr. Barnard is survived by his wife of 63 years, Berniece M. Braland Barnard; a son, John Steven Barnard, and his wife, Christine, of Colorado; two daughters, Debra Elizabeth Barnard of New York and Cynthia Barnard Sanz and her husband, Ken, of Florida; a brother, Francis Barnard, of Oregon; a sister, Fern Rhey, of Iowa and four grandchildren, Matthew, Jared and Martin Barnard and Emma Sanz.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the University of Northern Iowa Foundation, 1223 W. 22nd Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50614.

On-line condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com