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Barbara Burnight

Posted January 10, 2013 in Ankeny, Obituaries

January 5, 1955 – January 8, 2013

Barbara Burnight

Barbara Burnight

Barbara J. Burnight, 58, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at her home in Ankeny. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:30 pm, Thursday at Grandview Park Funeral Home in Des Moines, where a prayer service will begin at 7:30 pm. A graveside service will be held 10:00 am, Friday, January 11, 2013 at Evergreen Cemetery in Jewell, Iowa

Barb was born January 5, 1955 in Story City, Iowa to Elston and Ruth (Olson) Erickson. She graduated South Hamilton High School and attended DMACC. She has worked for Mercy Medical Center for over 30 years. Barb enjoyed many crafts, including sewing, quilting and making Teddy Bears.

Survivors include her brother, Elston “Rick” (Diana) Erickson II of Jewell, IA; sister, Rachel (Mark) Tomiko of Midland, MI; nieces and nephews: Eric Erickson, Lisa Jordan, Christopher, Alex, Abby, Katie Tomiko; grand nieces and nephews: Tyler and Kia Jordan, Micaiah and Miriam Erickson; uncle, Harold Erickson; aunts: Harriett and Lola Erickson and many cousins. Barb was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Edwin.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospitals.


Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Grandview Park Chapel
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317

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