May 16, 2003 Lynnwood Snohomish County Washington, USA
Barbara (Barbie) passed away on May 16, 2003, at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital in Portland, OR. She was 59 years old. Barbara Sue Lair was born in Cherokee, IA, on August 20, 1943 to Martha and Bill Lair.
Barbara attended Saint Margaret's, Hamilton and Lincoln High School in Seattle. She was christened at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, IA. Barbara and her family spent 11 years in Detroit and then moved back to this area. She was active with the National Association of Letter Carriers Auxiliary and the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Barbara loved to go camping at Baker Lake with her family and loved to play bingo. Her father, Herman Samuel (Bill) Lair, stepfather Paul Tremain and brother-in-law John Fecteau, precede Barbara in death. She is survived by her husband, Robert (Bob) James; mother, Martha Tremain; her sisters, Shirley Fecteau, Betty Chalker, and Donna Webb; her brothers, Leonard (Vivian), Larry (Jean), and Dennis (Melissa) Lair; children Teresa, Tony, Todd (Sonja), Tom, Tami, Aaron (AJ) and Chris; 15 grand children and one great grandchild. Barbara was dearly loved by her family and will be in our hearts forever. Viewing will be on Wednesday, May 21st from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Evergreen Washelli Funeral Home in Seattle. Rosary will be at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Mountlake Terrace, at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 22nd, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. Graveside services immediately following at Acacia Memorial Park in Seattle. A reception will follow graveside services at St. Pius Catholic Church.
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A Dedication to My Friend Barb: I remember all the good times (and some tough times,too) that we had when you lived on Beland Street in Detroit. We met when we both worked at the Clock Restaurant on Gratiot. I was always over to your house and loved playi...(Read more) -
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