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Longtime Dickinson County Treasurer Passes

Longtime Dickinson County Treasurer Passes

Spirit Lake, IA (KICD)–Longtime Dickinson County Treasurer Marie Barrett has passed away at age of 95.
Barrett worked in the office 61 years starting as a clerk in 1937 and serving as treasurer from 1963 to 1998.
Julie Lende worked for Barrett 23 years.

Barrett was defeated for re-election in 1998, but was invited back to the courthouse when Kris Rowley was elected treasurer in 2006.

Funeral services for Marie Barrett will be held Saturday.

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