Barbara E. Randel, 87, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka.
Born on January 26, 1935 in Thorntown, Indiana she was the daughter of Vern and Geneva (Johnson) Fisher. She attended Thorntown High School graduating with the class of 1953.
She married her best friend from kindergarten Bill in November of 1953, he preceded her in death on September 29, 1995. Barbara worked in the cafeteria at Western Boone High School for 33 years before retiring in 2006.
Barbara was known as a sweet and gentle spirit who adored her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting and truly known for making dish cloths. In fact, she would make them for just about everyone, even if you just came over as the maintenance man to look at her furnace.
She was a member of Thorntown Christian Church for several years.
She is survived by her daughters: Cindy (Dave) Koester of Hendersonville, TN; Andrea (Tom) Klink of Plymouth; brother Terry Fisher of Indianapolis; grandchildren: Kyle Schultz of Chicago, IL; Kaitlyn Schultz of Carmel, IN; Sarah (Mark) Roberts of Plymouth; great-grandchildren Drew and Benjamin Roberts as well as several nieces and nephews.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, husband and brother Ronnie Fisher.
A graveside service will take place on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 11:30 am in the Maple Lawn Cemetery, Thorntown with Pastor Glen Jewell officiating.
WALT RICHEY says
SORRY TO LEARN OF BARB’S PASSING. SHE WAS A HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATE AND MARRIED ONE OF MY BEST HIGH SCHOOL PALS, BILL. MAY THEY BE REUNITED AND REST IN PEACE. WALT RICHEY
Tina Tate says
My thoughts and prayers are with all the family. I remember barb she was always so sweet and nice. I remember going over there with my grandma grandma Stockton and grandma Ruthann. We would just sit in her swing and porch and just talk for hours.. r.i.p aunt barb
Kelley Fagg says
So very sorry about Barbara, didn’t get to see family much after I moved away. May she rest in peace. Sincerely Kelley(Gibbs) Fagg