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Barkman, John Peter (1881-1967)

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Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 May 25 p. 3

Date of Birth: 1881 January 27, Kansas
Date of Death: 1967 May 14, California

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Pioneer Missionary To Congo Dies At Reedley, Calif.

Reedley, Calif. — Rev. John P. Barkman, 86, a pioneer missionary to the Congo under the Congo Inland mission, died at Retherford Rest Home here may 14. his wife, who served in Africa with him, died at the same home lat October.

Rev. Barkman was born at Hillsboro, Kan., and attended Moody Bible Institute and Northwestern University. He and his wife, the former Tillie Stuckey of Berne, Ind., served in Africa from 1916 to 1945.

He was a member of Grace Evangelical Mennonite Church here. The funeral was held May 17 at a Fresno funeral home.

Mennonite Weekly Review obituary: 1967 Jun 15 p. 8 The Mennonite obituary: 1967 Aug 1 p. 482

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J. P. Barkman, Fresno, Calif., a retired Congo missionary, died on May 14 at the age of 87.

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Biographical note:
Hillsboro, Kansas
Son of Peter M. and Anna (Goossen) Barkman
Married Matilda Stucky 914 June 14, Berne, Indiana
Teacher -- Kansas; Canada
Mission (Congo Inland Mission -- Africa 1916-45

Bethel alumni note:
Bethel Academy student 1904-05

Photo holdings:
Individual -- Hillsboro, Kansas (2 copies)
With wife (wedding) -- 1914 Berne, Indiana

Alumni card
MWR 6/15/1967 p. 8
Grandma Profile #31017
Find A Grave 124619264

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