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Barbara (Weston) Colburn

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BARBARA (WESTON)

COLBURN

Barbara (Weston) Colburn left this world peacefully, after a long illness, on April 21, 2009, at the age of 81.

She was born October 24, 1927 to Carroll & Evangeline Stander In Leland, Michigan. She and her mother moved to Chico in 1940. She married Daryl Weston in 1947. In 1957 they moved to Oroville where they owned and operated Garden Ranch Store, which she continued to run with her 2nd husband, Doug Colburn until retirement. She also worked many years as an office nurse for Dr. Phillip Morgans in Chico.

Barbara enjoyed her family, knitting beautiful sweaters and baby things, her flower gardens and her little dog, Molly.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Doug; her mother, father, sister and brother.

Barbara is survived by her daughters, Penni (Norm) Williams and Lyndi Weston; step-children, Donald (Carolyn) Colburn, Theresa (Nick) Andrusyshyn, Cheryl (Lowell) Rosenbaum, and KC Colburn; grandchildren, Jeremy (Reney) Weston, Blaine (Shyla) Weston, Cari Chibante, Sadie and Shannon Angle; great-grandsons, Justin and Riley; good friends Daryl and Paula Weston, Donna Meier and Gloria Jacoby; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Donations may be made to the Butte Humane Society or the SPCA in her memory, c/o Scheer Memorial Chapel, 2410 Foothill Blvd., Oroville, CA 95966.

May her spirit soar with the eagles.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Apr. 23, 2009
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