Elise Marie Dinkel Barnhart

Elise M. Barnhart

April 19, 1937 – September 9, 2022

Preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard E. Barnhart. Parents: George and Marie Dinkel. Siblings: G. James Dinkel and Annine Peacock. Survived by children: Sandra, Steven, Bruce, and Robert (Suzanne) Barnhart. Grandchildren: Anna, David, Elisabeth, Adam, Thomas, Jacob, Alixandra, Natalie, Zachary, and Catherynn Barnhart. Sisters-in-law Mary Barnhart and Janet Caulk. Brother-in-law Richard Caulk. Nieces and nephews.

Elise loved Dick, her family, and the zoo. She volunteered over 40 years at Henry Doorly in many areas but was mainly a Docent. She and Dick loved to travel and attend events their children and grandchildren were involved in, and rarely missed a hockey game when her son played. Elise will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers she would prefer memorials to the Henry Doorly Zoo or All Saints Episcopal Church.

FAMILY RECEIVES FRIENDS: FRI, September 16, 4:00-6:00 p.m., West Center Chapel. FUNERAL SERVICE: Saturday, September 17, 9:00 a.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 9302 Blondo St. INTERMENT: Forest Lawn Memorial Park.


  • Therese Guy Posted September 12, 2022 12:20 pm

    Barnhart family, so sorry for the loss of your beloved mother.
    May the Lord comfort you in your grief.

  • Jenny Bell Posted September 14, 2022 11:24 am

    Such love and prayers from the Miller family!

  • Michelle Tirpak Posted September 15, 2022 1:15 pm

    So very sorry to hear of your great loss. Sending prayers & healing thoughts for your memories to soon again be only of happy memories. Love to you and your whole family.

  • SHARON PARCEL Posted September 15, 2022 6:44 pm


  • Dr Cindy Frazier Posted January 19, 2023 2:34 pm

    Elise and I met later in her life when she was referred for chiropractic care into my office. She was an amazing Lady and I will Miss her greatly. I am so grateful we had the chance to get know one another. Peace and Love to you Sandy.

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