Donna Jean Barton


Donna Jean Barton, 80, of Watervliet, formerly of St. Joseph, passed away, Friday, April 28, 2023 at Corwell Health Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph.

Arrangements are entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel, St. Joseph.  Those wishing to sign Donna’s Memory Book online may do so at

Donna was born March 17, 1943 in Hart, Michigan to Edgar & Virginia (Wolf) Barton.  After moving to St. Joseph, she was employed as a receptionist by several doctor and dentist offices.

Donna is survived by her son Eric (Christine) Ehrhardt of Rochester, NY; and three grandchildren-Kayla, Kilian & Rylea Ehrhardt.  She was preceded by her son Karl Ehrhardt in 1979 and by two brothers-Ronald & Richard Barton.

Posted On: Friday, May 26, 2023 12:16 PM