Barbara L. Monroe
Barbara L. Monroe, 86, of Springfield, died Monday, October 15, 2018 at her home. She was born February 8, 1932 in Springfield to George and Isabell (Campbell) Beck. She married William B. Monroe and he preceded her in death on April 10, 1979.
She was survived by two daughters, Patricia Lou Kennedy and Pamela Sue Monroe, both of Springfield; one son, Gregg Monroe of Springfield; 2 grandchildren, William Michael Jacobs and Terry Lee Jacobs, Jr.; 5 great grandchildren, Alicia Neal, Kaitlyn Jacobs, Michael Jacobs, Jaiden Jacobs and Kian Jacobs; one step great grandchild, Isabella Roy; 2 sisters, Georgia Elmore and Linda Krepel; 3 brothers, George Everett “Pete” Beck, Larry Beck and Jack Beck; several nieces and nephews. She had many friends and was well liked.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; son, Michael Edward; five brothers, Michael, Richard, Gary, Don and Lyman “Bud”; sister, Doris Kay and two great grandchildren, Devan and Kaylee Jacobs.
Barbara retired from District 186 after 40 years of service.
Memorial Gathering: 10:00 – 11:30 am, Friday, October 19, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield.
Memorial Service: 11:30 am, Friday, October 19, 2018 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield with Pastor Melissa Ebken officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Barbara Monroe.
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