The Chancellor’s Office has received word that Jeffrey Charles Barnett, age 74 of Whitewater, died on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Barnett came to UW-Whitewater in 1990 and retired as the Dean of the College of Education in 2010. He was granted emeriti status in 2011.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Nitardy Funeral Home in Whitewater on Friday, Jan. 15. Funeral services will be at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Whitewater on Saturday, Jan. 16. The viewing will be from 9 to 10 a.m., with the service from 10 to 11 a.m.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA.org). Online condolences may be made at nitardyfuneralhome.com.
The campus flag located by the Visitor Center will be lowered to half-staff on Friday, Jan. 15 in his honor.