Obituary for Barbara Joan Sylvester


Barbara Joan Sylvester

Barbara Joan Sylvester, 74 of Pierceton, Indiana passed away at 10:00 am Friday, January 22, 2016 in her residence.

On June 23, 1941, she was born in Pierceton to Jim and Emma Bell (Elder) Slusher. She was united in marriage to Estle Sylvester on November 19, 1962 in Pierceton, who survives.

Barbara was a lifetime resident of Pierceton. She graduated from Pierceton High School, Class of 1959. She loved to bake and take care of her grandchildren, attending all of their sporting events and functions. She loved to visit the oceans and travel. She was a giving person and was a wonderful wife and a great mother and grandmother.

Barbara is survived by her husband of fifty three years, Estle Sylvester, Pierceton; two children, Tim (and spouse Stacy) Sylvester, Pierceton and Kim (and spouse Roby) Potter, Akron; five grandchildren, Austin and Micaela Sylvester and Jace, Jalea and Payton Potter and her brother, Raymond (and spouse Betty) Slusher, Pierceton. She was preceded in death by her mom and dad and three brothers, Dick, John and Rex Slusher.

A Celebration of Life Service and burial will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara’s memory to American Legion Post #258, 104 North 1st Street, Pierceton, Indiana 46562 or to Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund C/o K21 Health Foundation, P.O. Box 1810, Warsaw, Indiana 46581-1810.

McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton is entrusted with the arrangements.



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