Helen Barta, sister of Father Joseph Beno, died Aug. 21. She was 90.

Mrs. Barta was born Nov. 9, 1921, in Scappoose. She was married to Joseph Barta for 65 years, and together they ran a fruit orchard business. She was a longtime member of St. Wenceslaus Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joe and daughter, Joanie. She is survived by her brother; daughters,  Janice (Eric) Parker, Carol (Michael) Galloway, Mary (Erwin) Thomas, Elaine (Mike)Sawyer, Geralyn (Randy) Yost, Marge (Jim) McWade and DeAnne (Keith) Coppenger; son Joe (Karen) Barta; 12 grandchildren; and 12 great grandchildren. 

A Mass of Christian Burial and reception will start at 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 30 at St. Wenceslaus Church in Scappoose. Memorial contributions can be made to Providence Child Center Foundation, 830 NE 47th Ave. Portland, OR 97213.