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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Janet R. (Repanich) Barta

1930 - 2021

Portland

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Janet was born Bernis Francis Repanich in Seattle in 1930 to Jack and Yerka Repanich, brother Sam and sister Josie. She attended Holy Angles Academy where she was named Salutatorian. After High school she pursued her interest in fashion design. She worked as Attestant Buyer for Fredric and Nelson in Seattle in the millinery department until she met the love of her life, Jerry Barta at a 4th of July picnic at Gravely Lake. 

She and Jerry were married in 1956 and moved to Portland Oregon. Jerry and Janet raised 4 daughters and she stayed active in the Reed College Facility Wives Club, The Multnomah Athletic Club, 4H knitting and sewing, and Holy Family Church and school.  

In 1969 she returned to retail as a manager of Fabrics Wholesalers. She later was a district manager for High Fashion Fabrics where she worked until she opened her own design business, My World, where she focused primary on designing Wedding gowns.  

She designed and serviced over 1400 weddings in her career, as well as designing dresses for the Rose Festival Court.  

Janet will be greatly missed by many family and friends including daughters Joanne Barta (Don); Julie Jacobs (Doug); Joy Hunt (Gary) and Jill Rebholtz (Tom) as well as grandchildren Annie Anderson, Russell Bauerlien, Spencer Hunt, Duncan Bauerlien, Matthew, Joe and Patrick Rebholz and many loving nieces and nephews.  

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Holy Family Catholic Church in Portland, Oregon or St. Jude’s children's hospital. 

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

Holy Family Parish
3732 SE Knapp St., Portland OR 97202
Tel: 1-503-774-1428
Web: https://parish.holyfamilyportland.org/giving

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