Barbara Jean Sawyer (1924 - 2018)

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Barbara Jean Sawyer, 94 of Omaha, formerly of Colorado Springs, Colo., Des Moines and Glenwood, entered into rest on Sept. 24, 2018, in Omaha.
She was born on Sept. 23, 1924, in Glenwood to Warren Dewey and Lois Elnora (Mayberry) Sawyer. Barbara was raised in Glenwood and went on to college to earn her degree in Education.
She taught fourth grade in Colorado Springs, Colo. and Des Moines before retiring in Glenwood. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Barbara enjoyed reading, keeping up on current events and traveling to various places around the world.
Preceding Barbara in passing were her parents. Survivors include her brother, Grant Sawyer of Woodbury, Minn., several cousins and friends.
Graveside Services were Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. at the Glenwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the First Christian Church; 202 N. Vine St., Glenwood. Peterson Mortuary was in charge of services.
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Published in The Opinion-Tribune on Oct. 3, 2018