Roman J. Barten, 64

Roman J. Barten, 64, of New Prague, died of a brain tumor at his home Saturday, June 3, 2006, surrounded by his family.

Roman was born on July 1, 1941 to Hubert and Edna (Huss) Barten in New Prague. He grew up in Union Hill, attended Union Hill Catholic School through the eighth grade and graduated from New Prague High School. He married Fran Legatt on November 30, 1968 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in St. Stephen. He worked many years as a bricklayer and farmed west of New Prague, raising corn, soybeans and 11 children.

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