Jul. 17, 2012 Goodyear Maricopa County Arizona, USA
Barbara Mae (Mongold) Bleicher was born in Salina, Kansas in November 13th, 1928. She passed away in Goodyear, Arizona on July 17th, 2012. She was preceded in death by husband, Larry Bleicher; parents, Opal Mae Mongold and Clyde E. Mongold; sister, Muriel Eloise Garcia; and brothers, Merle Mongold and Loren Lee Mongold. Barbara was a 1946 graduate of Chrisman High School in Portage, Indiana. Barbara was an employee of Taylor Forge in Gary, prior to marrying Larry and moving to Lubbock, Texas, where she worked for Xcel Energy until retirement.
Barbara leaves behind three children, Greg Cooper, North Port, Fla. (Barbara), Rick Cooper Glendale, Ariz. (Kathy) and Janet Cooper-Hagan, Pensacola, Fla. (Gregg Crandall); she also leaves behind brothers William Scott Mongold, Donald D. Mongold; and sisters, June Elizabeth Milby and Peggy S. Lowry. She has nine grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorial Service will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel in Lubbock, Texas.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 20, 2012