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Barbara A. Saxer

Barbara A. Saxer, age 76, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully at her home with her family at her bedside, Sunday morning, January 3, 2016. She was born May 12, 1939 in Toledo, Ohio to Leslie and Angela (Langenderfer) Fauble. Barb was a 1957 graduate of Swanton High School, and was on the cheerleading squad. On October 18, 1958, she married the love of her life, Robert Saxer. He preceded her in death on April 11, 1999.

Barb was a devoted Catholic and life member of St. Richard Catholic Parish. Her life revolved around the church and her family. She served on the funeral dinner team and filled in as parish secretary as needed. She also volunteered with Hands of Grace.

Barb will be greatly missed by her son, James (Mary) Saxer, daughters, Debbie Saxer, Susan Willson, Christine (Thomas) Mossing, and Cindy (Luke) Sack; grandchildren, Andrew, Amanda, Sara, Alex, Crystal, Tyler and Kaitlin; great-granddaughter, Aubrey; brother, Tommy (Kathryn) Fauble; and her sister, Jane (Clyde) Whitlatch.

Besides her husband, Robert, Barb was preceded in death by her parents, and granddaughter, Tiffany Willson.

Family and friends may visit Wednesday, January 6, 2016 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton, where the Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Prayers will begin in the funeral home on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 9:30 a.m., and follow with a Mass of Resurrection at 10:00 a.m. at St. Richard Catholic Church, with Fr. Adam Hertzfeld presiding and Deacon Jerry Ziemkiewicz assisting. Interment will follow at St. Richard's Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Richard Catholic Church, 333 Brookside Dr., Swanton, OH 43558.

Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Visitation: Wednesday, January 6th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Mass of Resurrection: Thursday, January 7th at 10:00 am at St. Richard Catholic Church

Interment: St. Richard's Cemetery

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Sorry to learn of Barb's passing.. on My husband & sister's birthday Jan 3rd. Her children were frequent visitors on West St. All the Fauble girls were very active &popular in high school..

Lynn (Babcock) Atanacio Feb 10 2016 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolences to the family. I met your mother when she came to pick up clients from dialysis. She was a sweet and kind lady. So sorry

Rick and Carole Ueberroth Jan 10 2016 12:00 AM

I'm so very sorry about your loss. Your Mom was a wonderful lady. I had fun bowling with her on Friday. She also visited her Aunt at the nursing home and we would chat. I also enjoyed talking to her when she spent time with us at SHCRC.

Lorrie Walter Jan 7 2016 12:00 AM

So very sorry for your loss! What a great lady, but heaven received another angel! Jim and Gayle Sass

Gayle Sass Jan 6 2016 12:00 AM

Barbara was a close friend in High School and We will truly miss her smiling face. Peace be with the family; Special prayers to her brother Tom and sister Jane; their mother and my mother were both Langenderfers from Raabs Corners, Ohio; Good family background; Peace be with you all. Jerry & Carol Kreuz.

Jerry & Carol Kreuz Jan 5 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear of your mother passing. You our in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Helen Mccauley Jan 5 2016 12:00 AM

Sorry for your Mothers passing. Your family will be our prayers. Joel & Jana Babcock

Joel Babcock Jan 5 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. Barbara was our classmate and friend. Prayers for all of you.

Myron and Joanne Smitley Jan 5 2016 12:00 AM

Jimmy & Mary , The rest of the Saxer Family My deepest sympathy is with your family through this tough time. As the days pass it will get a little easier. To Jim & Mary you two were there for me when brother Jeffrey passed. And now I am there for you.Cousin. Take care. Barb Hepfinger

Barbara J. Hepfinger Jan 5 2016 12:00 AM

The Saxer Family It's difficult at any time of the year to lose a loved one. Be blessed and revel in her best memories. My Love and Prayers to the family in this time of need!

Bonnie & Ron Holdeman Jan 4 2016 12:00 AM

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