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Barbara K. Burch

April 27, 1953 May 20, 2018
Barbara K. Burch
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Obituary for Barbara K. Burch

BARBARA K. BURCH, age 65, of Piqua, passed away Sunday May 20, 2018 at 7:30 A.M. at Wooster Community Hospital, Wooster, OH. She was born April 27, 1953 in Piqua, OH to the late Earl S. and Betty M. (Randles) Oelslager. She married Robert W. Burch July 31, 1971 in Piqua, OH. He preceded her in death February 20, 2018.

She is survived by two sons & daughters-in-law: Robert D. & April Burch, Van Buren, IN, Jeremy K. & Staci Burch, Piqua, OH; two sisters: Linda G. Higgins, Independence, KY, Teresa D. Ridenour, Piqua, OH; one brother: James E. & Sandy K. Oelslager, Fountain, FL; five grandchildren: Kasie Karnehm, Jayda Burch, Katelyn & Ross McWhorter, Caleb Long, Tyler & Marissa Hollingsworth; four great-grandchildren: Kyra Long, Madison Burch, Abigail McWhorter, Elyza Long.

Barbara graduated from Piqua Central High School in 1971. She enjoyed gardening, going to dog races, traveling and spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Barbara drove a semi for Piqua Transfer for ten years, retiring in 2003.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday May 30, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at MELCHER-SOWERS FUNERAL HOME, Piqua with the Rev. Michael Higgins officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua. Family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 15120 Collections Center Drive Chicago, IL 60693 or the American Diabetes Association Cincinnati, OH Office 4555 Lake Forest Drive Cincinnati, OH 45242.

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11:00 AM 5/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home

646 High St
Piqua, OH 45356

Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home
646 High St Piqua 45356 OH
United States

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Forest Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

8660 N. State Route 66
Piqua, Ohio 45356

8660 N. State Route 66 Piqua 45356 Ohio
United States

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