MYRTLE BARTH, 99, of Decorah, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Aase Haugen Nursing Home in Decorah. Funeral services are at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 21, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 1638 Big Canoe Road, Decorah, with Rev. Nancy Solomonson presiding. Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20, at the Schluter Balik Funeral Home, 604 South Avenue, in Decorah; visitation also is after 10 at the church Tuesday morning. Myrtle is survived by her two daughters, Jerene (Roger) Jacobson, Prescott, Ariz; and Darlene (Roger) Bjerke, Waukesha, Wis.; one son, Lyle (Mary) Barth, Decorah; along with 12 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Myrtle was preceded in death by her parents, Adam and Dora (Brandt) Bender; her husband, Raymond Harry Barth, on Jan 17, 1998; two daughters, Lois (Robert D., Oct. 22, 1980) Smith July 2, 2012 and Arlys (Charles, April 24, 2012) Hexom, Sept. 26, 2012; one grandson, Erik Baumler, July 17, 1995; three brothers: Adam Bender, Jr., Virgil (Lucella) Bender and Walter (Doris) Bender; one sister, Bessie (Frankie) Barth; brothers and sisters-in-law: Frankie (Bessie) Barth, Harry Barth, Willard Barth, Arthur (Anna) Barth, Walter (Wilma) Barth, Howard (Lela) Barth.