Barbara Hill

Barbara Hill, 89, of Fremont, died Monday afternoon, Oct. 7, 2013, at Fremont Memorial Hospital surrounded by her family.

She was born May 6, 1924, in Fremont, the daughter of Monroe and Ruth (Tucker) Babione. Barbara was a graduate of Old Fort High School and attended Tiffin University. She worked for O&M Seed Company and retired from the State of Ohio employment services office. She married Keith Hill Nov. 27, 1948, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fremont, and he preceded her in death April 7, 2006.

Barbara enjoyed square dancing with her husband and was a member of the T-Squares and Crazy 8’s. She also loved playing cards, gardening and the company of her “Elmwood Tablemates”: Dolores, Berne and Patricia.

Surviving are her two sons, Monte Hill of Walbridge and Kevin (Cheryl) Hill of Fremont; four grandchildren, Kyle, David, Stephanie and Matthew; and a great-grandson, Keith Hill.

She also was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Norma J. Slatter.

Visitation will take place from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Keller-Ochs-Koch-Mason Funeral Home, 416 S. Arch St., Fremont, where vigil services will begin at 3 p.m. Deacon Alfredo Diaz will be officiating.

Her funeral will be 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Fremont, with Fr. Ken Lill officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Fremont.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Memorial Hospital or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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