Barbara Jean “Barb” Auringer

Jan 3, 2018
Auringer, Barbara crop


10:30 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 at Prairie Lakes Church in Cedar Falls


2-4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel and also one hour before the service at the church


Waterloo Memorial Park Cemetery


Prairie Lakes Church, 1907 Viking Rd. Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613


Barbara Jean “Barb” Auringer, 82, of Landmark Commons in Waterloo, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at her home. 

She was born November 26, 1935 in Freeport, Illinois, the daughter of George and Garnet (Cook) Lindsey. 

She married John Wesley Barlow on January 10, 1953 in Waterloo, they were later divorced.  She married John D. “Jack” Auringer on April 28, 1977 in Waterloo; he preceded her in death on October 30, 2010.

Barb worked as a cashier at Fareway in Waterloo, retiring in 1997. She was a member of Prairie Lakes Church. 

Barb enjoyed camping, reading, card games, music, bible study groups and having fun with family and friends.

Survived by: three daughters, LeeAnne Kramer of Waterloo, Kathi Eteaki of Euless, TX, Jacki (Albert) Uribe of Park City, UT; two sons, Steven (Kathy) Auringer of Evansdale, Dave (Marti) Auringer of Prior Lake, MN; eight grandchildren, Jennifer (Darin) Duffy, Heather (Russell) Dolan, Justin “J.D.” (Amy) Auringer, Holly Auringer, Heidi (Andrew) Krukowski, Jake (Carissa) Uribe, Wes Uribe, Dani Uribe; ten great grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Meeker of Byron, IL, Sarah “Sally” (Glen) Hansen of Waterloo; two brothers-in-law, Gene Lightfield of Florida, Bill Zickuhr of California and many nieces and nephews. 

Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; four brothers, George, Al, Jim and Chuck Lindsey and five sisters, Doris Zickuhr, Patricia Hagenbach, Judy Woodworth, Molly Lightfield and Linda Klinkenberg.

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  1. Kevin and Lorna Harberts | Jan 07, 2018
    To the family of Barb:  we just want to extend our deepest sympathies to you all.  Barb and Jack were some of the dearest neighbors that we had ever had.  They loved deeply and loved our children.  We lived beside them on Wenner Dr. /Pioneer Rd Drive for 7 years.  They had such kind and caring hearts and always had smiles on their faces. We hadn't heard that Barb was sick so we were saddened to read about it in the paper.  God Bless you their family and you will be in our prayers as you go through these hard days.  In sympathy, Kevin and Lorna Harberts.

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