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Don Barsz

Don Barsz


Don Barsz passed away Thursday, January 7, 2021 at his home in De Kalb, Texas.  He was 80.

Don was born June 14, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois to Peter and Stefania Rakowska Barsz.  He was a retired Welding Supply Manager for Red Ball Oxygen and a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Boston, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Butch Barsz; two grandsons, Donald Barsz, Jr. and Scottie Barsz; and three sisters. 

He is survived by his wife, Dixie Lee Barsz of De Kalb, Texas; one daughter and son-in-law, Kandi and Marv Otte of Hemet, California; one son, Ronald Barsz of San Jacinto, California; two sisters, Lorraine Kolska of San Diego, California and Mary Ann Wetmore of Palm Desert, California; seven grandchildren, Heather Miller, Brett Long, Kristal Osborne, Martelle Barsz, R. J. Barsz, Kaiden Barsz, Caleigh Barsz, Breanna Barsz, Branden Barsz, and Stephanie West; numerous great grandchildren, relatives and friends. 

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Cremation carried out under the direction of Bates Family Funeral Home in De Kalb, Texas. 

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