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Barbara Lynn Cooper

Barbara Lynn Cooper, loving and devoted mother and sister, age 63, of Swanton, Ohio, entered into eternal rest, Monday morning, January 23, 2017, at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania, with her family at her bedside.

Barb was born August 25, 1953 in Toledo, Ohio to Harold and Lois (Pohlman) Yunker. She was a 1971 graduate of Swanton High School and earned her associates degree as a Medical Technician from The University of Toledo. Barb worked as a secretary for the infant monitor program at The Toledo Hospital for over 30 years.

Barb was a member of Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Swanton, where she has attended since childhood. She served many roles in the church, including singing in the church choir, playing in the bell choir and serving on the altar guild. In her spare time, Barb loved reading, bird watching, and attending family sporting events.

Most of all, Barb cherished her time spent with her family. She will be greatly missed by her son, Brian (Samantha) Cooper; daughter, Diana (Brooks) Clayton; siblings, Janice Schlade, Ruth Ann (Roger) Schlade, Harold (Kathy) Yunker, Howard Yunker, John (Nancy) Yunker, Terry (Linda) Yunker, Kathy (John) Warkentin, Marty (Dick) Perkins, Jill (Craig) Corlett, Karl (Julie) Yunker, Chris (Angela) Yunker, Rick (Denise) Yunker, and Paul (Michele) Yunker; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Barb was preceded in death by her parents; nephews, Kurt and Derek; brother-in-law, David Schlade; and sisters-in-law, Sheryl Yunker and Jeri Yunker.

Family and friends may visit Thursday, January 26th from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton (419.826.2631). Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 27th at 11:00 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 200 Dodge St. in Swanton, with Pastor Ed Strietelmeier officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faith Lutheran Church - Building Fund or to a charity of the donor's choice.


Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Visitation: Thursday, January 26th from 4 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Funeral Service: Friday, January 27th at 11:00 am at Faith Lutheran Church in Swanton

Interment: Private


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Guestbook

To Kathy and John and the entire Hunker family; Lon and I were very sorry to hear of Barb's passing. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers at this time. God's peace and love be with you all.

Lon and Judy Fessenden Jan 28 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to Barb's entire family. She always had a beautiful smile and a kind word. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Lauretta Jeffries Slawinski Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

To the Yunker Family....I was so heart broken to learn of Barb's passing. My thoughts and prayers to you all including Diana and Brian. Your mother was so special and touched many. God bless you all.

Catherine Digulla (Kline) Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

I send condolences of heart felt Sympathy to all of Barb's family & friend's. We'll miss her. May God Bless.

Rex A. Druckenmiller Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry to hear about Barb's passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Wendy Stinson Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Barb's passing. Barb's infectious smile and gentle way made her a person I truly looked up to. To Brian and Diana and the entire Yunker family, I send my most sincere and heartfelt condolences. May God comfort and bless you.

Kathy Pohlman Jan 27 2017 12:00 AM

To the Yunker family. So sorry to hear of Barb passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers during this dificult time.

Helen McCauley Jan 26 2017 12:00 AM

Brian, Diana, and all The Yunker Family, You have our deepest sympathy. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. May your faith in God and your memories of Barb bring you peace and comfort.

Gary and Pam Wilson Jan 26 2017 12:00 AM

To all the Yunker family: So sorry about the loss of Barb. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.

Jerry Ashenfelter Jan 26 2017 12:00 AM

Marty, Jill and the Yunker family-very sorry to hear about Barb. Prayers for all of you on your loss.

Sue Rothfuss Deal Jan 26 2017 12:00 AM

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