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Winifred Curley Barker
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1919
Saint Anthony
Marshall County
Iowa, USA
Death: Aug. 11, 2005
Marshalltown
Marshall County
Iowa, USA

Winifred Barker, 86, of 406 East Linn Street, Marshalltown, died late Thursday night, August 11th, at her daughter's home while in care of the Iowa River Hospice. Her death came peacefully at 11:00 P.M. with family at her side. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, August 16th, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Fr. Jim Miller officiating. She will be laid to rest in the Riverside Cemetery. There will be private family prayer service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be directed to the Iowa River Hospice, the Marshalltown Salvation Army or the MCC Scholarship Fund. For condolences, please visit www.mitchellfh.com. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Winifred and her family. Born on June 30th, 1919, in St. Anthony, Iowa, she was the daughter of William and Mary (Roche) Curley. At a young age, her family moved to Marshalltown where she graduated from the St. Mary's High School in 1936. In 1940, she was united in marriage to Wilmer Edens in Marshalltown, In 1956 she was married to Howard E. Barker in Marshalltown. He preceded her in death on September 16th, 1994. Winifred resided most of her life in Marshalltown where she was employed by Western Grocer Mills and Fisher Controls, working in the payroll department on the 3rd Floor until her retirement in 1986. Mrs. Barker was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, the Altar and Rosary Society, enjoyed bowling, did volunteer tax preparation for the AARP and treasured her family and church. She will be greatly missed by many.
Left to celebrate her life are her four children: William "Bill" (Laurie) Edens of the Harvester at Rhodes, Vicki (the late Larry) Weaver of Marshalltown, John (Barb) Edens of Ft. Dodge and Mary Mason of Excelsior Springs, MO., 13 grandchildren: Mary Ann Edens of Atlanta, William Alan (Heather) Edens of Atlanta, Susan Ellen (Sean) Barrett of Wyoming, Todd (Holly) Chambers of Webster City, Aaron (Mary Kay) Chambers of Winterset, James (Sonya) Chambers of West Des Moines, Cherie Ann Weaver of Austin, Texas and Chad (Tina) Weaver of Marshalltown, Christina (Bill) Bass of Huxley, Iowa, Jennifer (Todd) Cummings of West Des Moines, Lisa Lyon of Marshalltown, Lacy Mason of Marshalltown and Trevor Harvey (Katy Fowler, fiancÚ') of Ames, 24 great-grandchildren, three sisters Sis Jamell of Marshalltown, Helen Quigley of Iowa City and Janie Kriegel of Brookings, South Dakota as well as numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. In death she has rejoined her parents, her husband, son-in-law Larry Weaver, brother William Curley and sisters Mary Good, Jo Lovig and Ada Elliott.


 
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Marshalltown
Marshall County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Gerhardt Leffler
Record added: Nov 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16665249
Winifred <i>Curley</i> Barker
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Winifred <i>Curley</i> Barker
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Winifred <i>Curley</i> Barker
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- Debbie Peck
 Added: Nov. 2, 2014

- kNaz
 Added: Nov. 15, 2006
May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!
- Gerhardt Leffler
 Added: Nov. 15, 2006
 
 
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