Barbara J. Vance

Barbara J. Vance, 70, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, at her residence in Huntington.

Ms. Vance was a 1968 graduate of Huntington Catholic High School.  Prior to retirement she worked many years at Norwood Nursing Home as a CNA and housekeeping.  She was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Huntington.

She was born on May 10, 1950, in Huntington, to Elmer T. and Bernice C. Teusch Waikel.

Survivors include one son, Michael David (Amy) Vance, of Fort Wayne; two daughters, Melissa Ann (Lawrence) Lucketti, of Fort Wayne, and Tina Marie (Luke Herrick) Covey, of Huntington; four brothers, Larry A. (Susan) Waikel and Elmer F. Waikel, both of Huntington, Steven J. (Johanna) Waikel, of Fort Wayne, and Patrick S. (Cindy) Waikel, of Bluffton; one sister, Mary Ann (Jeffrey) Hildebrand, of Huntington; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Calling will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, from 4 to 6 p.m. with a funeral service to follow at 6 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, with Rev. Tony Steinacker presiding. A private burial will be at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Huntington County Humane Shelter, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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