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Barbara G. Yochem

February 4, 1929 ~ July 24, 2017 (age 88)
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Barbara G. Yochem, age 88, of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 at 2:45am at the Wyandot County Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Upper Sandusky.


Barbara was born on February 4, 1929 in Kokomo, Indiana to John R. and Mary (Covington) Garr, both of whom are deceased.  She married


Louis Peter Yochem, Jr.,on August 20, 1948 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and he passed away on August 24, 2007.


She is survived by a daughter Catherine Yochem of Upper Sandusky, and a son, Stephen Yochem of Upper Sandusky, along with a granddaughter, and 2 great grandchildren.


Barbara is also survived by a brother, Robert Garr of Southport, North Carolina, and 3 sisters: JoAnn Pasek of Winnetka, Illinois, Janet Palmer of Knox, Indiana, and Carolyn Panepinto of Crown Point, Indiana.



Barbara was a homemaker and had attended Indiana University. 

She was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed keeping in contact with family and friends by her notes and letters.  She will be remembered for her sense of humor and and her love of family.   



Funeral services for Barbara G. Yochem will be private with Chaplain Steve Sturgeon officiating.  Burial will take place at Old Mission Cemetery, Upper Sandusky.


There will be no visitation.


Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice and can be sent to Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, 476 S. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky, Ohio, 43351. 

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Old Mission Cemetery
Corner of East Church Street and North Fifth Street
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351

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