Barbara Ann Hagge, 74, passed away surrounded by her family and friends on Friday, September 30, 2016 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at Peace Lutheran Church, on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 11AM. The family will greet friends on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 6-8pm at Peace Lutheran Church.
Barb was born July 20, 1942 to Emmett and Ethel (Anderson) Rinker in Jefferson, Iowa and grew up on the family farm at Beaver, Iowa. She attended elementary school in Beaver and high school at Grand Junction, Iowa. She married Donald Hagge on October 23, 1960 in Grand Junction. She & Don raised their two sons in Des Moines where she was very active in her church. She was a Mary Kay consultant for 15 years.
Barb loved sailing, traveling & cruising, reading and crocheting. She enjoyed flying light planes and scuba diving. Most importantly, she loved her family. After retiring, they built a 43 foot sailboat and lived on it for eight years in Florida. The last 15 years they have resided in Parrish, Fl., spending their summers in Iowa. Barbara will be missed by all that knew her.
Barbara is survived by her husband Don Hagge, children: Tim (Debra) Hagge, MSG Jeff (Bev) Hagge; grandchildren: SGT. Jesse Lee (Reanna Jo) Hagge, Hanna (Perry) Hagge, Carly Hagge, Josh Heiselman, Jayme Heiselman, Jesse Heiselman, Vanessa Padilla, Victoria Morton, Veronica Padilla, Austin Walker; and great-grandchild: Michael, Jayson, Baileigh, Taranea, Donovan, Kylie, & Chloe, and brother: Myron (Marilyn) Rinker.
Preceding her in death are her parents, brother Henry Rinker, and sister Betty (Rinker) Van Pelt.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to Peace Lutheran Church of Des Moines, .
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