Barbara "Barb" L. Bear, 75, passed away Monday, September 5, 2011. She was born on September 23, 1935 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the late Edward and Eileen (Sheean) Noll. She worked as a homemaker and enjoyed cross-stitching and raising cockatiels. Surviving family include her husband, Ted Bear of Fort Wayne; children, Kathryn (Victor) Duesel, Carolyn O'Keefe both of Stoughton, WI, David Klug of Ephrata, PA, Daniel Klug of Fort Wayne, Mary (Ryan) Sneddon of Myerstown, PA, Patricia Klug of Ossian, Greg (Sarah) Young of Redmond, WA; brother, Kenneth (Char) Noll of Washington; 11 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
A memorial service will take place at 3:00 pm on Friday, September 9, 2011 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Funeral Home, 120 West Mill Street, Ossian. Burial will take place at Covington Memorial Gardens at a later date.