Barbara Marie Spangler


ANDERSON [mdash] Barbara Marie Spangler, 84, of Anderson passed away on Jan. 9, 2019, at the Community Hospital Anderson. She was born on Nov. 7, 1934, in Elwood to the late Lawrence and Mary Ethel Hobbs.
She was the most caring, loving lady, that loved to work with her hands making furniture, jewelry, crafts and dolls for the grandchildren. Her boys and grandchildren where her joy. Barbara enjoyed all the time spent with her sisters and brothers. She had a very deep appreciation of the men and women that have served our country.
Barbara is survived by her sons, Joe (Faye) Ellerman of Fountaintown and Mike (Sherri) Ellerman of Angola; stepchildren; Shannon (Ivy) Spangler, Shawnie (Cliff) Sutton and Barbara Vickers; seven grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Lou Brown, Ramona (Doug) Copeland, Peggy Badgley, Sandra Anderson and Connie (Mike) Thomas; brothers, Richard Hobbs and Terry Hobbs; along with several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ross A. Spangler; stepson, Dale Spangler; and brothers, Larry Lee Hobbs and Glen Hobbs.
Visitation will be held Monday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St. Anderson, IN.
Services will be Monday at 1 p.m., with Jerry Badgley officiating.
Burial will take place at Anderson Memorial Park.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers please make memorial contributions in memory of Barbara to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517.
Published on January 11, 2019
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