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Official Obituary of

Barbara Ann (Reed) Avina

July 25, 1940 ~ March 15, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Barbara Avina Obituary

Fremont, IN. – Barbara Ann Avina, 83, passed away Friday, March, 15, 2024 at her home surrounded by her husband, family and friends. She was born July 25, 1940 in Toledo, Ohio to Ruth Ann Kinner.  Barbara graduated from Waldron High School, Waldron, Michigan in 1958.

Barbara was united in marriage to David B. Avina on May 2, 1981 at Sauder Village, Archbold, OH in the School House. 

She was employed over the years at Challenge Cook, Bryan City Schools and was self-employed with her husband at their business, Reflections by David until her retirement.

Barbara loved their extensive travels, avid pet lover, enjoyed cooking, loved water skiing and enjoyed entertaining her family and friends.

Barbara is survived by her husband, David of 42 years, one brother; Richard (Susie) Reed, one daughter; Julie (Dennis) Curry, three step-sons; David Avina, Jeff (Nancy) Avina and Joseph Avina, also 6 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister; Betty (James) Brown and one brother; James Reed.

Funeral Services for Barbara will begin at 11:00am, Thursday, March 21, 2024 at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, 108 S. West St. Angola with visitation 1 hr. prior to services.   Brother - in-law, Deacon Phil Avina will officiate. Burial will follow at West Jamestown Cemetery, Fremont, IN.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 pm Wednesday, March 20, 2024 at the funeral home.

Memorials are requested to: Humane Shelter of Steuben County, 780 Shelter Lane, Angola, IN. 46703

To leave expressions of sympathy please visit:  hejohnsonfh.com

Arrangements have been entrusted to H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home – Angola, IN.

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March 20, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home
108 S. West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Funeral Service
March 21, 2024

11:00 AM
H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home
108 S. West St.
Angola, IN 46703


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