Eugene Barta, 74, of Ft. Atkinson, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at the Gunderson Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis. Mass of Christian Burial was at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21, at St. John's Catholic Church in Ft. Atkinson, with Rev. Nick March presiding. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Schluter Balik Funeral Home, Chekal Chapel in Ft. Atkinson, with a rosary at 4 p.m. and scripture service at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Hymns were "Be Not Afraid," "How Great Thou Art," "On Eagle's Wings" and "Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory." Lector was Leon Kipp. Mass servers were Danny Neuzil and Larry Riha. Offertory giftbearers were Dorothy Skretta, Bernadette Bink and Geralynn Heidt. Eucharistic ministers were Leon Kipp, Margaret Riha and Ann Herold. Military rites at graveside were by Huber Steffes American Legion Post No. 672, Fort Atkinson. Interment is at a later date at St. John's Catholic Cemetery in Fort Atkinson. Arrangements were handled by Schluter - Balik Funeral Home, Chekal Chapel, Fort Atkinson.