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Barbara R. Quivey

August 10, 1925 — February 26, 2015

Barbara R. Quivey, 89, of Hillcrest Avenue, passed away at 2:19 p.m. on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center – Plymouth Campus.

Barb was the daughter of Leslie and Bernice (Marsh) Mahler born on August 10, 1925 in Culver, Indiana. She graduated from Culver High School with the class of 1944.

On August 10, 1946, Barbara married Glen A. Quivey in her parent’s home in Culver. Glen served in the U.S. Army, and after many travels, the coupled settled into Plymouth in 1982. Barb served as a bookkeeper for several companies. She was a faithful member of the Plymouth First United Methodist Church, a Beta Sigma Phi Sorority member since 1957 and a member of the Extension Homemakers through Purdue University. Ladies of the Home and Hobby Chapter were active for many years making quilts for the Red Cross and as a cancer survivor herself, made heart pillows that were distributed to breast cancer patients. She also volunteered her time and skills every Thursday at the downtown Marshall County Historical Museum. She is survived by her daughter, Lois Ann (Dwight) Crowther and her daughter Barbara Marie Crowther, all of Hingham, MA; brother, Martin Mahler of Culver; sister-in-law, Eileen Quivey of Plymouth; niece, Kaye Schultz and nephew, Alan Mahler, both of Culver along with many cousins and friends.

Barb was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sister, Betty Mahler, and sister-in-law, Ruth Mahler.

Visitation will be Monday March 2nd from 3 – 7 p.m. in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd at 11 a.m. in the First United Methodist Church, 400 N. Michigan St., Plymouth with Rev. Larry Marhanka officiating.

Preferred are memorial gifts to the Church, M.C. Historical Museum, 123 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, IN 46563 or the Cancer Association of Marshall County, c/o 9739 Sunnyside Dr., Plymouth, IN 46563.

Burial will be in the Maxinkuckee I.O.O.F. Cemetery (Poplar Grove Church) in Culver.
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