Barbara Lou Slick, 80

Barbara Lou Slick, 80, of New Hampton, IA, formerly of Marshalltown, IA, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018, at her residence. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, August 23, 2018, at Anderson Funeral Homes in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to

Barbara was born January 30, 1938, to Fred and Edna (Pierson) Moody. She attended Marshalltown schools. Barbara was united in marriage to Richard Slick on April 23, 1955, in Fredericksburg, IA. They had nine children. In their early years of marriage, Barbara and Richard enjoyed living in the country while Richard worked as a hired hand farming and Barbara had an even heavier workload as a stay-at-home mom. As a young lady, Barbara worked as a nurse’s aide in Waterloo, IA, and then worked as a nurse’s aide in Fredericksburg while raising children. She was devoted to her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Barbara enjoyed camping and going on vacations with other family members as well. She was very close to her sister, Melba Phillips.

Barbara is survived by daughter-in-law Donna (Ricky) Slick, of New Hampton, Richard Slick, Jr., of New Hampton, Pam Moritz and Jim Gerner, of Garber, IA, Stephanie Nystel, of New Hampton, Judy Feltz, of New Hampton, Loren (Carmela) Slick, of New Hampton, Kelly (Mike) Henning, of Sumner, IA, Gerald Slick, of New Hampton; 22 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; three step great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren; four step great great grandchildren and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Slick, Sr.; son Ricky Slick; daughter Gloria Slick; grandchildren Patti Hoeck, Nichole Slick, Travis Slick; her parents, Fred and Edna Moody; brothers Francis and Melvin; sisters Marvel, Clyta, Beula and Melba.