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Monday, April 2nd, 2012
Barbara Leistner
Barbara Leistner, 85, Rockford, died at 6:58 a.m. March 30, 2012, at Woodcrest of Decatur, Ind.
She was born April 16, 1926, in Willshire to Homer and Nellie Myers White. On Sept. 22, 1946, she married Paul Leistner, who is deceased.
Surviving are five children, Paula (Jerry) Reeves, West Salem, Rose (David) McComas, Fort Wayne, Ind., Nelda (Gale) Thomas, Celina, John D. Leistner, Chattanooga, and Denny (Tina) Leistner, Auburndale, Fla.; two sisters, Betty Roberts, Decatur, and Berdetta Jo Daniels, Huntington, Ind.; 14 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are sisters, Cleora Daniels and Beverly Sue Stetler, and a great-grandson.
She was a member of Bethel Brethren Church, Berne, Ind., the church choir and Girls Youth Club and was a deaconess serving on the building committee. She was a member of a senior citizens group. She had been employed in the dietary department at Swiss Village. She assisted her husband on the farm for many years and was a homemaker.
Service is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Joe Naas officiating. Burial will follow at Kessler Cemetery in Chattanooga.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to services Wednesday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the church.
Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, Berne, is handling arrangements.
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