Jeannette Retires
After over thirty years of government
service, Jeannette decides to retire.
Jeannette Barnes began her government career in 1973 working at the Coleman National Fish Hatchery in
northern California. She transferred to the Bureau of Reclamation in January of 1976 working at the Red Bluff
Diversion Dam on the Sacramento River.  In 1987 she moved to southern Idaho and her work at USDA
Agricultural Research Service in Kimberly Idaho.  Retiring from government service June 30, 2005, she
operates her farm, Desert Vista, and is currently researching and documenting the genealogy of the
Branstetter and Adams families.
A celebration honoring Jeannette attended
by family, friends and co-workers was held at
Centennial Park in the Snake River Canyon
Above, Jeannette receives congratulations and a
gift from Research Leader Bob Sojka
Above, Bob and Administrative Officer
Judy Pepperdine watch as Jeannette views
gifts and presentations.
Here Jeannette displays one of her
retirement gifts.
Hamburgers and all the fixings
provided a fine meal for everyone.
Here with granddaughter Brittany and sister
Muriel, (right foreground)  Jeannette chats with
Jeannette relaxes at home with good
friend Scottie
At home with her computer, Jeannette
continues her work documenting family
Enjoy your retirement
Desert Vista Family Album