This is Barbara and I|
taken not long before her death.
Barbara Sophia Bartok was born October 07, 1880 in Vienna, Austria to Johan Bartok and to Marie Groffenstein (Blankenbuecheler) .
She first married Carl Gruber who was born October 25, 1879 in Vienna, Austria to Anton Gruber and Theresa. Carl died November 16, 1906 in Cable, Wisconsin. Carl worked on a train. He apparently died 4 months after an accident in Saint Paul, due to complications from the accident. His death certificate was signed by Dr. Kate Kelsey MD.
Barbara and Carl had 2 children.
After Carl's death she married Michael Delles and had 8 more children. After Michael left, about 1927, Barbara washed and pressed shirts for 10 cents each to support the family.
Barbara died on April 26, 1965 in Colville. She's buried next to Michael at the Calvary Cemetery, in Colville, Washington.