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Barbara L. Roades
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Barbara L. Roades

Barbara L. (Serocki) Roades, 82, St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017.
She was born in St. Joseph, Missouri to George and Annabel (Geissel) Serocki.
Barbara married Norman “Dusty” Roades in 1969, he preceded her in death in 1982.
She was a member of Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church then later joined Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. She worked for the State of Missouri as a Deputy Circuit Clerk at the Buchanan County Courthouse, after retirement she volunteered at Hall School, reading to the children and was affectionately known as “Grandma Boo-Boo”.
Barbara enjoyed gambling, playing cards, going with her children on vacations and sharing her love of musicals with her grandchildren. Her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends were her life and love.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Paula Crump.
Survivors include sons, Scott Rose and Paul Rose (Jennifer); daughter, Jennifer Halter (David); grandchildren, Barbara and Katie Halter, Mary Respress (Marel), Daniel and David Rose, Margaret Weible; great-grandchildren, Josilin Case, Malachi and Michael Respress, Aubrey, Abigail and Olivia Rose; half-sister’s, Margaret Floyd and Sue Ford; and cousins.
Mass Of Christian Burial 10:00 A.M. Saturday, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Parish Rosary 6:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. The family will gather with friends 6:30 to 8:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers the family request donation’s made to The Friends of The Animal Shelter. Online guest book and obituary at

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Parish Rosary




6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506





6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church

Cemetery Details


Memorial Park Cemetery

5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506

Memorial Contribution

Friends of the Animal Shelter


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