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Allan L. Barth, age 77, of Phelps, Wis., died on Monday, March 25, 2013, at his home.

He was born on Sept. 12, 1935, in Milwaukee, Wis., the son of Edwin and Erma (Hoff­man) Barth.

Allan served in the U.S. Army and after moving to Phelps in 1983, he owned and operated the Sportsman’s Spot.

He later worked for the forest service in Eagle River.

He loved fishing and hunting, and was always proud of the medical treatment that he received from the VA hospital in Iron Mountain, Mich.

Allan was a member of the National Rifle Association.

He is survived by his sons, Allan Jr. (Laurie) of Menomo­nee Falls, Wis., and Glen (Doris) of Phelps; grandchildren, Allan III, Kayla and Emily Barth, Candice (Rich) Behnke and Amanda (Chris) Holperin; and great-grandson, Hunter Behnke.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at Eagle River Baptist Church.

Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home is serving the family.

Online condolences may be expressed at


Tuesday, April 02, 2013 1:55 PM

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