August 12, 1949- August 26, 2014
A Prayer Service for Barb Saffell, 65, of Jefferson, will be held at 7:00 pm Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home in Jefferson. Visitation with the family will also be Thursday at Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home from 5 pm to 7pm, 2 hours prior to the prayer service. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association and may be left at Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home in Jefferson.
Barbara Joanne Tuhn Saffell, daughter of Robert Tuhn and Eleanor Jean Mooney Tuhn, was born August 12, 1949 in Jefferson, Iowa and died August 26, 2014 at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson, Iowa at the age of 65 years.
Barb grew up in Jefferson and attended school in Jefferson. Barb was the proud mother of two children: Mark and Brian. She stayed busy working at Chicago Rivet and then later Caleris. Barb was united in marriage to Bob Saffell on December 12, 1998. Together they loved to travel and go sightseeing.
Barb is preceded in death by her parents Robert and Eleanor Jean Tuhn. She is survived by her husband Robert Saffell of Jefferson, Iowa; sons: Mark Wright of Jefferson and Brian (Tami Gorvin) Wright of Cedar Rapids; step-children: Tracy (Tammy) Saffell of Jefferson and Jennifer (Andrew) Kennedy of Cherokee; 13 grandchildren: Sarah Wright, Devin Wright, Dylan Wright, Kyle Wright, Spencer Wright, Corey Saffell, Justin Saffell, Hunter Saffell, Hailey Saffell, Riley Saffell, Drew Kennedy, Hallie Kennedy, and Brendan Kennedy; sister, Vicki (Paul) Ogren of Jefferson; brothers, Rob (LuAnn) Tuhn of Perry; Roger (Karol Johnson) Tuhn of Bloomington, MN; Jeff Tuhn of Ft. Dodge; brothers and sisters-in-law: Marilyn (Darrell) Adams of Earlham; Pat (Dick) Pauley of Jefferson; Ray (Kathy) Saffell of Des Moines; and Don (Pat) Saffell of Des Moines; other relatives and friends.
Memorials are suggested to the family.Information provided by: Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home 119 West Lincolnway PO Box 108 Jefferson, Iowa 50129 515.386.2171 www.sliningerrossowfuneralhome.com