Frank R. Barth, 95, passed away at Heritage Manor in Dubuque Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, surrounded by family and friends, with his wife of 73 years by his side. He was a vibrant, curious conversationalist up until the end. Memorial services are at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, in the Recital Hall of the Center for Faith and Life on the campus of Luther College in Decorah, with Rev. Steven M. Jacobsen officiating.