Barbara S. Oakes
Barbara S. Oakes, 65, of S. Chicago Heights, IL., formerly of Cambridge City, passed away January 9, 2020 in Dyer, IN. She was born April 21, 1954 in Chicago to Leonard & Alice (Decker) Weston.
Barbara worked many years as a CNA at various nursing homes in New Castle, most of her years were spent at the Heritage House.
She loved spending time with her family.
She is suvived by her children, Shawn (Robert) Hoelscher of New Castle, Stephanie (Tom) Painter of Rushville and Frankie Oakes of Cambridge City, her grandchildren, J.T. (Haley) Painter, Brooklynn Painter, Tyler (Lakaylun) Hoelscher, Allyson & Lucas Hoelscher, her great grandson, Miles Hoelscher and her siblings, Daniel (Barbara) Weston of New Castle, Glen (Ann) Weston of New Castle, Bill Weston of Steger, IL, Randy (Cathleen) Weston of TN, Brenda (Rob) Keller of IL and Kristi Lambert of New Lisbon. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Anna & brothers, Roger, Lenny and infant Johnny Lee.
Services will be held at 1 PM Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in Moster Mortuary, Rushville with Pastor Tyler Jackson presiding. Friends are welcome to visit the family at the mortuary from 11 AM until time of service on Wednesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Published on January 13, 2020


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