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Barbara Sterrett

January 13, 1956 — September 24, 2020

Barbara Lou Sterrett, 64, of Van Wert passed away at 5:43 AM on September 24, 2020 at Vancrest of Van Wert. She was born on January 13, 1956 in Van Wert, to the late James Eugene and Elba Rose (Garver) Thomas.

As an animal lover, Barbara never knew a stray and had a special place in her heart for cats. She volunteered her time with the Van Wert County Humane Society and would always help family and friends in anyway she could. She enjoyed Blue's music and often attended St. Mary's Catholic Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Rebecca Weisner of Athens, GA; brother, Dave Thomas; and her significant other, Mark Bohnlein; both of Van Wert as well as her niece, Sheena and nephew, Kyle.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, John Sterrett.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Barbara`s memory may be sent to The RSD/CRPS Foundation,

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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