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Barbara J. Wolfing
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Barbara J. Wolfing
1931-2018

Barbara Joan Wolfing, 86, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, in St. Joseph.
She was born June 1, 1931, to Tom and Eurith (Palmer) Wolfing in St. Joseph.
Barbara attended Floyd Grade School and graduated from Benton High School in 1948. She entered the work force as a switchboard operator for Southwestern Bell and worked in St. Joseph and Kansas City. In 1985, she left her promoted position as a sales lady at Southwestern Bell and began working at Sears selling carpet. Barbara also worked at Gray Automotive, Rob’s Flowers, Bridal Boutique, and Humpty Dumpty babysitting service until her retirement at 74.
Early in her life, she lived for short periods of time in Arkansas and California but St. Joseph was her home.
She enjoyed doing craft shows and loved the Royals. Her many friends described Barbara as friendly, talkative, energetic, vibrant, and positive. She was an encourager who loved children and doted on her nieces and nephew.
Barbara was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church for most of her life. She enjoyed singing in the church choir.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Roger Wolfing.
Survivors include her aunt, Jean (Wolfing) Riley; sister, Carol (Wolfing) Rice (Bobby Jo); nephew, Bradley Wolfing (Tetiana); nieces, Audrey Wolfing, Rebecca (Rice) Young (Scott), and Amy Rice; and cousins.
Farewell Grave Services and Interment 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the Noyes Home for Children. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

6

Mar

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

5005 Frederick Blvd.
St. Joseph, MO

Graveside

Tuesday

6

Mar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

5005 Frederick Blvd.
St. Joseph, MO

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Park Cemetery

5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506


Memorial Contribution

Noyes Home for Children

801 N. Noyes Blvd
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506
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