Howard Barta died Friday, March 3, 2023, in Omaha.

Visitation is 3-5 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2023, at McKown Funeral Home.

Howard Barta was born April 2, 1963, in Lexington, Nebraska to Donald and Helen (Ropers) Barta. He grew up in Lexington where he graduated from high school in 1981. He moved to Columbus in 1993. He worked at Behlen Mfg. for 14 years and later at CMI for 10 years. He served as a mechanic in the National Guard Company B 195 Armor Division from 1980-1989. He enjoyed camping fishing and crocheting. He was enjoyed animals and loved feeding the birds.

Howard is survived by his siblings:
Gladys (Greg) Johnson of Columbus
Zelda (Dennis) Wood of Duncan
Roger Barta of Lexington
Glen Barta of Mt. Washington, KY
Along with his nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents.