Denise Weimer’s Mother

Barbara (Bubba) Ann Recker, 85, of Marion, passed away peacefully with her family at her side Sunday July 8, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids. Services will be held Wednesday July 11, 2018 10:30 am at St Joseph’s Catholic Church in Marion. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am prior to the service. Burial will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Prairieburg, Iowa.

Survivors include daughters, Deb (Randy) Byers of Anamosa, Iowa, and Denise (Gerry) Weimer of Marshalltown, Iowa and son Alan (Julie) Recker of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Grandchildren; Adam (Holly) Byers, Cassie (Chris) Caldwell, Heather Blais, Shawna Weimer, Adam (Thuy) Conway, Brianna (Andrew) Reynolds, Cassie (Mo) Hodges, and 8 great grandchildren.

Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, parents, Leo and Levona Machart, sister Norma Jean.

Barbara was born February 21, 1933 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to parents Leo and Levona Machart. She married Joseph Recker on April 26, 1955 in Prairieburg, Iowa. She worked at Rockwell-Collins, retiring there. Barb loved cars, animals, and good food. Activities she enjoyed included dancing to polka music, playing cards, golfing with her girlfriends and driving. She was known for her witty sense of humor, and being the life of the party. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

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