Barbara Jean Tate, 81, of Marion, went to be with the Lord Monday June 22, 2020 at the Views in Marion. Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include her siblings; Victor (Sharon) Crawford of Waterloo, Iowa, Virginia Meyer of Lamont,
Iowa, Mary (Walter) Scull of Tavares, Florida, Robert (Cheri) Crawford of Maynard, Iowa, Shirley
Crawford of Arlington, Iowa, Diana (Leon) Lindsay of Owatonna Minnesota, and Irene (Kent) Hamlett of Marion, Iowa. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Robert Tate a brother James Crawford and nephews Matthew Crawford and Kenneth Meyer.
Barbara was born July 23, 1938 in Arlington, Iowa, the daughter of Victor and Mary (Scott) Crawford. She married Robert Tate on July 20, 1959. She worked in the office for Universal Gym in Cedar Rapids. After her husband Bob passed away, Barbs main love was her family. She never missed a birthday or Christmas card to her many nieces and nephews. She loved spending time with family and friends and will be greatly missed.
When Barb had some extra time she would visit our local casinos and most of the time she was pretty lucky.
The family would like to thank St Lukes hospice and the staff at The Views of Marion care center.
Visitation will be held on July 1 from 4 to 7 at the Arlington Church of Christ. Masks are optional.
In lieu of flowers, memorials maybe directed to the family at the following address:
2660 Bullis Dr
Marion, Ia 52302