January 20, 2018
Barbara, age 82, passed away on January 15, 2018 at Fleur Heights Care Center while under the care of Hospice of the Midwest. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated by Father Bradford Johnson at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. Aidan’s Anglican Church, 4911 Meredith Drive. A committal service and interment will follow at Chapel Hill Gardens Cemetery.
Barbara was born October 12, 1935 in Des Moines, the daughter of George and Mary (Miller) Richards. She was a cheerleader and graduate of Johnston High School and attended Drake University. Barbara was a wonderful and caring wife, mother, and homemaker. She was heavily involved with the American Legion Auxiliary, P.E.O., and the Does. Barbara enjoyed being in various groups playing pitch, bridge, and mahjong.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents.
Barbara is lovingly remembered by her husband, William “Bill”; son, Mark; granddaughter, Madisen; brother-in-law, Paul (Kate) Milliman; daughter-in-law, Stephanie; and many other friends and relatives.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. Aidan’s Anglican Church or Hospice of the Midwest.
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