Barbara W. Weaver was born December 25, 1954 in Centerville, Mich., the daughter of William LeRoy and Marjorie (Schlabach) Bontrager. On June 19, 1975, Barbara was united in marriage to Simon Weaver in Kalona. Barbara passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at home.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Simon; two daughters: Mary Beth (Kenneth) Miller of Wellman and Rebecca Anne Weaver of Kalona; six grandchildren: Dustin, Trevor, Christopher, Mariah, Wyatt and Layla Jo Miller; her parents, LeRoy and Marjorie Bontrager of Hicksville, Ohio; five brothers: William Bontrager, Melvin Bontrager, Marlin Bontrager, Firman Bontrager, and Vernon Bontrager; three sisters: Lydia Yoder, Christine Hochstetler and Annie Knepp.
Funeral Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 at the Fairview Mennonite Church, rural Kalona. Burial will be in the Sharon Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the Fairview Mennonite Church, rural Kalona, on Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. with the family present from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and will continue on Thursday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. with the family present from 10-12, 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. The Yoder-Powell Funeral Home in Kalona is caring for Barbara and her family.
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