Elizabeth Mary Barker (1966 - 2015)

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Elizabeth Mary Barker, 49, 99 Ice Plant Road, DuBois, died Wednesday, July 1, 2015, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born Jan. 25, 1966, in St. Cloud, Minn., she was the daughter of Corrine (Wolters) Klemz. Her mother survives and lives in DuBois. On June 26, 2004, she married Gilbert J. Barker Jr. He survives.
Beth was employed by Sunny 106.5 & WCED 1420 Radio for more than 20 years. She worked in many capacities at the radio station and was well known on the air as Beth Walters.
She grew up in Cold Spring, Minn., where she was a 1984 graduate of ROCORI High School. She was a graduate of St. Cloud State University where she was also a member of the St. Cloud Alumni Association.
She was a member of We R Survivors Cancer Support Group, the Oklahoma Elementary School PTA, and was associated locally with the Boy Scouts of America program.
For years, she was the host of the Scholastic Challenge in DuBois and she was a DuBois Panther Football Mom.
Beth was the much beloved mother of her two sons, Gilbert and Walter Barker.
She enjoyed gardening, outdoor activities and spending time with her two "Gifts from God."
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Alphonse and Margaret Wolters.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Monday, July 6, 2015, at the Goble-Baronick Funeral Home, DuBois. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at the funeral home with Pastor David Bish officiating.
Although flowers are appreciated, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to the Anglemans Syndrome Foundation, 75 Executive Drive, Suite 327, Aurora, IL 60504 and/or Penn Highlands Home Health/Hospice, 100 Hospital Ave., DuBois, PA 15801.
Online condolences may be made to www.gbfuneralhome.com.
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Published in The Courier Express from July 3 to July 4, 2015