Sexton, Barbara Jean (Peterson) Age 87, of Brooklyn Center, passed away peacefully Oct 27, 2012. Preceded in death by husband, Russell and grandson, Jeffrey. Survived by brothers, Edward (Millie), Robert (Edna); 6 children, sons, Thomas (Maryann), Raymond, Drew (Barbara), daughters, Claire, Jean, Lynn; 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Born in Minneapolis, raised in Crystal, graduated from Robbinsdale High School 1943, graduated from University of Minnesota 1949, Home Economics, 1959 Elementary Education. Employed at Eden Prairie School District and Brooklyn Center Chamber of Commerce. Enjoyed genealogy, Minnesota Historical Society, League of Women Voters, DAR, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Business and Professional Women, Minnesota Territorial Pioneers. Private interment at Fort Snelling. Memorial service Friday, 11/2/2012 at 5 PM Robbinsdale United Church of Christ, 4200 Lake Road, Robbinsdale. Visitation 1 hour prior to service, reception following service. Memorials to Robbinsdale UCC, Minnesota Historical Society. Evans Nordby 763-533-3000 www.evansnordby.com
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Published in Star Tribune on Oct. 31, 2012