Barbara Ann Saner
Barbara Ann Saner, 98, of Springfield, died at 9:00 am, Thursday, November 27, 2014 at St. John’s Hospice. She was born June 28, 1916 in Staunton, to George and Mary Belavich Ferketich. She married Frank H. Saner November 8, 1941 and he preceded her in death on December 18, 1981. Also preceding her in death were her parents, four brothers and two sisters.
Surviving are one daughter, Kathryn Powell of Golden, CO; two sons, Paul A. and Joseph F. (Louise) Saner, both of Springfield; five grandchildren: Stephanie Ann, Carolyn Louise, Sara Marie, Jennifer Ann, and Mark William; one great grandchild, Katlyn Marie and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Barbara was a member of St. Frances Cabrini Church. She was a resident of Springfield most of her life and was a homemaker. She was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Barbara loved gardening, canning and was a great cook.
Visitation: 9:00-10:30 am Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at St. Frances Cabrini Church.
Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at St. Frances Cabrini Church with Reverend Richard Chiola officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Frances Cabrini Church or St. John’s Hospice.