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Julia M. Barger

Mrs. Barger

Julia M. Barger, 87, of Tiffin, died peacefully at 2:40 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2018, at Seneca House.

Julia was born Dec. 15, 1930, in Morral, to Clifford and Thelma (Turney) Campbell. She married William W. Barger Sr. Aug. 22, 1954, in Marion, and he died May 5, 2005.

Survivors include a son, William W. (Sue Walter) Barger Jr. of Marion; three daughters, Denise Ann (Charles) Szablewski, Diane Kay (John) Riehm and Deborah Sue (Donald) Ellis, all of Tiffin; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a brother, Dallas (Linda) Campbell of Morral; and an aunt, Mary Rae of Brush Ridge.

She also was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Bradley Barger, who died in 1964.

Julia was a 1948 graduate of Morral High School, retired co-owner of Miss Julie’s Restaurant, and a member of Faith United Methodist Church. She enjoyed Swedish weaving, knitting, playing bridge and bingo and spent winters in Arizona for many years.

There will be no visitation. A public graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin, with the Rev. Marilyn Coney officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith United Methodist Church, Seneca House or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883, (419) 447-3113.

For directions, out-of-town flower orders or to offer condolences to the family, go to www.traunerofuneral

home.com.