Barbara G. Beck Godfrey, 75, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013. She was born April 5, 1937 to Orlin and Violet (Blanke) Krehbiel in McPherson, KS. Barbara worked as an administrative assistant, most recently at St. Patrick's Parish where she retired after 20 years of service. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, reading, playing cards, attending antique car shows, and spending time with friends and family. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband of 41 years, Jerome Beck in 1999. Barbara is survived by her husband of 6 years, John Jack Godfrey; children, Debora (Greg) Winkler, Steve (Annette) Beck, and Laurie Beck; siblings, Connie (Larry) Hammer and Gary (Kay) Krehbiel; grandchildren, Jeff Wright, Holly Wright, Brett Winkler, Lisa Beck, and Brian Beck; and 4 great-grandchildren. Rosary: Thursday at 7:30 pm. Funeral Mass: 10 am, Friday; both at St. Jude's Catholic Church with entombment following at Resurrection Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Catholic Church, 3030 N Amidon Ave, Wichita, KS 67204 or Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S Market, Wichita, KS 67202. www.MyLakeviewFuneralHome.com
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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Feb. 13, 2013