Barbara Spohn, 84, passed away on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Loess Hills Funeral Home in Carson, IA. Burial will be in the Carson Cemetery. Visitation is on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Barbara Joan (Cole) Spohn, age 84, of Council Bluffs, passed away September 16, 2017, at Risen Son Christian Village.
Barbara was born on April 11, 1933, in Henderson, Iowa to Malcolm Litchfield and Ina Leose (Dobbs) Cole.
Barbara was united in marriage to Gerald Wallace Spohn on July 24, 1947, in Avoca, Iowa. Their marriage was blessed with four children, Larry Lee, Sherry Lynn, Karen Diane and Kevin Douglas. They were married nearly 60 years prior to Gerald passing away on March 19, 2007.
Barbara and Gerald returned to Carson, Iowa in 1990 after many years of living in the Council Bluffs, Scottsbluff and Lincoln, Nebraska areas.
Barb was a member of the Carson Presbyterian Church. She was very active. She enjoyed bingo, crossword puzzles, scrabble and loved her cat "Little One".
In addition to her husband Gerald, Barb was preceded in death by her parents, infant grandson Douglas Wayne Hancock; brothers Loren Cole and Don Cole; and in-laws, Charley and Verba Spohn.
Barbara is survived by her children, Larry Spohn of Modale, IA, Sherry Holmes of Fruita, CO, Karen McCartney and husband Pete of Council Bluffs, and Kevin Spohn of Morse Bluff, NE; 8 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law Donna Cole of Macedonia; nieces and nephews, as well as many other relatives and friends, including her special friend, Don Ebert.
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