Barbara's Story

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Barbara Anna Lehrer Downs was born in Elizabeth NJ on June 4, 1938. She lived in NJ, West Manchester OH, Dallas TX, Checotah and Muskogee OK.
Barbara and her husband Chuck thrived together for 30 years on their Checotah farm "Peaceful Acres".
During her 15 years in Muskogee, Barbara was an active volunteer at Muskogee County Genealogical Society, Three Rivers Museum, Muskogee Tourism Center, Muskogee Library Genealogical Dept. and other civic organizations.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents Christine and William Lehrer and her husband Chuck.
Barbara died April 9, 2017 and is survived by her siblings: Ilse (Carlos) Lince of Galveston TX, Edith (Bob) Wogaman of Colorado Springs, CO, Martha (Jon) Stoodley of Muskogee, Misch Lehrer (Linda Phillips) of Albuquerque NM, and Linda Lehrer (Don Draper) of Dallas TX.
Barbara was loved by many dear friends and will be greatly missed. Donations can be made in Barbara's memory to Three Rivers Museum, 220 Elgin St, Muskogee OK 74401.
Published on April 15, 2017
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