|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1952|
Santa Barbara County
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 2007|
Sandra K. "Sam" Barker, 55, of Kewanee, Il. died at 2:41 P.M. Tuesday, December 11, 2007 at Kewanee Hospital.
She was born August 11, 1952 in Lompoc, Ca. the daughter of Glenn R. and Patricia J. (Blust) Wemple.
She graduated from Wethersfield High School in 1970. She married Terry Barker May 19, 1972 in Kewanee.
He survives along with one son Travis Barker of Kewanee. Also surviving is a brother Jamie (Kathy) Wemple of Kewanee, one sister Crystal (Brian) Addis of Kewanee and three nephews Jimmy Padilla, Jeffrey and Daniel Addis. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister Glenda Padilla and a niece Haley Jo Padilla.
Sam had been employed at Sandy's and was a "Sandy Girl". She later joined the family business of Wemple's Sales and Service in Kewanee where she was currently employed.
Sam was a member of the LaFemmes of the Henry County 40 & 8. She also was a member of the Jaycette's which later became the Jaycee Women. When the Jaycee Women disbanded she became a Jaycee. She served in various leadership positions in both the LaFemmes and Jaycette's. She was awarded a U.S. Junior Chamber International Senatorship.
She enjoyed camping, Jaycee Senate outings and the Chicago Bears.
Burial will be in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Kewanee, Il.
Schueneman-Tumbleson Funeral Home, Kewanee, Illinois
South Pleasant View Cemetery
Plot: SPV Blk 28 Lot 1944 Space 1
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Dec 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23504046
A Weller cousin ~ RIP.|
Added: Jan. 14, 2013