Barbara Jean Brooks
  • Born on: December 7, 1937
  • Departed on: May 10, 2022
  • Resided in: Des Moines, IA

Barbara Jean Brooks

Barbara Jean (Johnson) Brooks, 84, of Des Moines, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Kavanagh Hospice.  She was a loving sister, mother and grandmother, and will be deeply missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Raymond Johnson and Evelyn Johnson, and is survived by her sister, Rae Evelyn Johnson, her daughters Katharine Bozarth, Pamela Brooks, Elizabeth Brooks, Gretchen (Scott) Alitz, and her grandchildren Jonathan Bozarth, Sara Morud, Tyler Morud, Jessica (Steven) Norris, and Samuel Alitz.  

Born December 7, 1937, Barbara lived in Chicago before making Des Moines her home in 1975, where she raised her family and made a beautiful life for those around her.

Barbara adored her family and we adored her. We will never forget all the loving support you gave to us. We are so proud of your bravery, strength, and compassion. You were our hero and now our angel. Love your F-S kids xxxxx ooooo  

A private family service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to to help find a cure to the battle so many families face.

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