Barbara E. Lehman
Barbara E. Lehman, 77, of Springfield, died at 7:35 pm, Thursday, May 3, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was born September 3, 1940 in Springfield to Carl F. and Catherine Schilling Burg. She married William C. Lehman on July 27, 1963 and he preceded her in death on June 10, 2007.
Survivors include four children, Pam Kirkham of Springfield, Victoria (Shane) Smith of Mesa, AZ, Shelly (Kevin) Burke of Gastonia, NC and Jeffrey (Kelly) Lehman of Carbondale; six grandchildren, Courtney and Camryn Kirkham, Morgan and Carter Smith and Lauren and Will Lehman; one brother, Carl (Rosemarie) Burg of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three sisters, Dorothy Iocca, Theresa Kern and Marie Iocca, seven brothers-in-law, Earl Kern, Jim Iocca, Hubert Iocca, Leonard Goldsberry, Bradley, Richard and Robert Lehman and three sisters-in-law, Patricia Goldsberry, Barbara Lehman and Mary Lehman.
Barbara was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. She started the hot lunch program at Blessed Sacrament. She volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul, St. Joseph’s Home, St. Martin de Porres and St. John’s Hospital Caregivers. She was employed by Delta Dental as an Account Manager.
She was a very giving person, who was always available to anyone who needed her. She loved life and never knew a stranger.
Visitation: 4:00-7:00 pm, Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield with prayers at 4:00 pm
Funeral Mass: 10:30 am, Monday, May 7, 2018 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Reverend Jeff Grant officiating. Burial to follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blessed Sacrament Church or St. Martin de Porres.
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