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Barbara P. McGrew

January 12, 1930 November 12, 2013
Barbara P. McGrew
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A memorial service for Barbara McGrew will be held Tuesday, Nov 19 2013 at the Dixon Methodist Church at 11:00 AM. Private burial service will be held earlier at the Sacramento Valley VA Cemetery. Barbara was a long time resident of Dixon, moving here with her family when she was 14 years old from Philo, Ca. attending Dixon High School. She was courted by and married Kenneth, home from the War in the Pacific. They resided in Dixon, having three sons. She worked at First National Bank and as an accountant at the Dixon Livestock Auction, while Kenneth worked as a teamster at Stoeven Brothers Meat Plant. She later worked as administrative Secretary at Main Prairie Water District until her retirement in 1991. Upon their retirement, they enjoyed their vacation cabin, fishing at Lake Almanor. Barbara was active in many pursuits and organizations. She was a tireless caregiver to Kenneth when he was stricken with debilitating arthritis until his death in 2007.Through the Methodist Church, she turned her attention to helping others in the community, stopping in for visits, and giving rides when needed. After surgery for Cancer in 2010, she continued to enjoy activities with The Dixon Historical Society and Bridge Club and many other interests. She is survived by her wonderful sons Robert (Brea) with daughter Mekena, Rodney (Marti), with sons Russell, Blake Chase, Tim (Linda)with daughter Erinn and son Michael, Barbara also was blessed with two great grandsons and one great granddaughter. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Kenneth. She is survived by sister, Ann Rohwer.

In Lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Shriners Hospital for Children, 2425 Stockton Blvd. Sacramento, Ca. 95817

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Service

Tuesday

19

Nov

11:00 AM 11/19/2013 11:00:00 AM
United Methodist Church

S. Jefferson St.
Dixon, CA 95620

United Methodist Church
S. Jefferson St. Dixon 95620 CA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sacramento Valley National Cemetery Final Resting Place

5810 Midway Rd.
Dixon, CA 95620

5810 Midway Rd. Dixon 95620 CA
United States
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