Barbara Ann Luxford
  • Born on: January 25, 1940
  • Departed on: November 30, 2008
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Barbara Ann Luxford

Barbara Ann Kennison Luxford, 68, of Tama, IA died on Sunday, November 30, 2008 at Mercy Hospital in Des Moines following a short illness. Per her wishes, Barbara was cremated. Family and friends will gather at the Tama Toledo Country Club on Friday, December 5, 2008 at 5 pm. Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Dean; 2 daughters, Tori (Raymond) Pearce of Herschberg, Germany; Sarah (Victor) Medellin of Chisago City, MN; 5 grandchildren; sister, Kirstan Condit and family of Marshalltown; and brother-in-law, Ron Staggs and family of Cincinnati, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Marsha Staggs. Barbara Ann Luxford was born January 25, 1940 in Cedar Falls, IA, the beloved daughter of Daniel and Margaret (Lamme) Kennison. She was united in marriage to Dean Luxford on September 3, 1960 in Webster City, IA. Barbara was a member of the 19th Century Club and D A R. She owned the Tastee Freeze in Toledo, Iowa for 13 years. She worked at Mesquaki Casino.
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