Barbara J. Holder, 67, of Aledo, Illinois died Thursday, March 27, 2014 at home. Services are 7:00 p.m., Monday, March 31, 2014 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Aledo. Private burial will be at a later date. Visitation is 4-7 p.m. prior to services Monday at Messiah Lutheran Church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund will be established. Fippinger Funeral Home is serving the family and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
Barb was born August 6, 1946 in Peoria, IL to Willis and Tina Greenwalt Fyke. She graduated from Woodruff High School in 1964. Barb married Marc Holder January 10, 1976 in Moline.
She was employed by Service Automotive Warehouse in Rock Island for thirty years.
Barb was a member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Aledo where she served in several capacities and was a Stephen Minister. She attended Via de Christo Weekend #13 and was Rectora of Women's Weekend #37.
She enjoyed painting oil pastels, reading, crossword puzzles and especially being with her family.
Survivors include her husband, Marc, two daughters, Amanda (Luke) Black of Milan; Abigail (Eric) Hemphill; two grandsons, Mason and Layne, all of Aledo; one sister, Mary Ellen Yeast of Peoria Heights; one brother, Gary Fyke of Chillicothe; several nieces and nephews.
Her parents and two brothers, Jim and Harvey preceded her in death.
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Monday, March 31st, 2014, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, March 31st, 2014, 7:00pm, Messiah Lutheran Church