Barbara F. Bowsher-Laub

February 7, 1928 - February 6, 2017
Barbara Bowsher-Laub thumbnail
 
Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc. Light a candle Light a candle

Obituary

Barbara F. Bowsher-Laub, age 88, of Lima passed away peacefully at Cape Coral Hospital, Cape Coral Florida. She was born Feb. 7, 1928 in Auglaize County to the late Robert T. and Norma Evelyn Lane Brown. She was raised by her mother and step father Mack A. Stauffer and married Paul Richard Bowsher Jan. 18, 1948 and he preceded her in death Feb. 10, 2008. She later married Lawrence T. ‘Larry’ Laub June 20, 2009 and he survives in N. Ft. Myers, FL.
Barbara was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Cridersville where she had been a very active member and had belonged to the quilters group.
She was a former member and officer of the Allen County Farm Bureau, a former member of the Ohio Rural Letter Carriers Association Auxiliary, and Nine Holers at Six Lakes. She was a member of Bluffton and Six Lakes shuffleboard clubs. She was an associate member of Christ Lutheran Church, Cape Coral. She enjoyed spending time with family and watching grandchildren and great grandchildren play sports. Barbara graduated from Shawnee High School in 1946.
Additional survivors include children: Greg (Pam) Bowsher of Waynesfield, Vicki Dunifon of Lima, Connie (Bernard) Stockton of Elida, Debra (Paul) Poulson of Iron Mountain, MI, Beth (David) Runk of Harrod and Scott(Frances) Bowsher of Harrod, 15 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 5 step great grandchildren; upon her marriage to Larry she gained 2 step daughters: Cindra (Ronald) Holland of Vandalia and Melody (George) Toman of West Alexandria, OH; 5 step grandchildren and 1 step great grandchild. Surviving siblings: Mack R. (Amelia) Stauffer of Ada, Ohio, Norman L. ‘Butch’ (Karen) Stauffer of Waynesfield, G. Randy (Brenda) Stauffer of Harrod, Susan A. (Steve) Jones of Harrod and Jane J. (Reldon) Macy of Urbana, 3 half-sisters: Tina (Howard) Brisbois of Midland, MI, Sandra Torano of St. Augustine, FL and Marilyn Boison of Keystone, SD and numerous nieces and nephews.
Barbara was preceded in death by her mother and step father, father and step mother Eleanor Brown, a son-in-law Tim Dunifon, 3 infant granddaughters and 2 brothers: William D. (Barbara) Stauffer and Larry K. Stauffer.
The family will receive friends 2-5 and 6-8 p.m., Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Cridersville.
The funeral will follow at 10:30 with Pastor Sharon Stonerock officiating and burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery, Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Matthew Lutheran Church or St.
Matthew Cemetery Fund.

Leave a Condolence

Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Address:

311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017

Time: 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm

St. Matthew Lutheran Church

Address:

5050 St. Matthew, Cridersville, OH, 45806

| Map


Service Information

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2017

Time: 10:30 am

St. Matthew Lutheran Church

Address:

5050 St. Matthew, Cridersville, OH, 45806

| Map


 

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Barbara by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Timeline for Barbara Bowsher-Laub

Born: February 7, 1928
Died: February 6, 2017

Condolences for Barbara Bowsher-Laub

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Our sincere condolences.

The staff of Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc..

 

1