Barbara McGinnis, 82

Barbara Ann McGinnis, 82, of rural Wabash, died at 12:43 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. 

She was born Dec. 31, 1934, in Wabash, to Verne Bowman and Evelyn (Weaver) Pressler.

Barbara was a graduate of Wabash High School and retired from Ford Meter Box in Wabash.  She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and especially loved her family and friends. 

She is survived by five children, Roger "Butch" McGinnis of Wabash, Tim McGinnis of North Manchester, Cheryl (Robin) Roberts, Brenda Hurlock, and Denise (James) Leep, all of Wabash; five grandchildren, Brad (Ashley) Roberts of Huntington, Jennifer (Ben) Bailey, Jamie (Matt) Brane, Coty Leep, and Megan Hurlock, all of Wabash; seven great-grandchildren; two half sisters, Carolyn (Phil) Manning of Columbia City, and Linda (Kenny) Prickett of Converse; a half-brother, James (Billie) Bowman of Amboy; and several beloved nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.  Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Somerset, Indiana.  Services will be private. 

Preferred memorial is F.I.S.H..

The memorial guest book for Barbara may be signed at


Posted on 2017 Dec 27