Barbara E. "Barb" Lear
Residence: Reynolds, Indiana
Died: Saturday, August 29, 2020
Location: 11:55 p.m., at the Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana.
 
 
Age: 80
Date of Birth: Friday, June 28, 1940
Birth place: Buffalo, New York
 
 
Father: Oscar Hess  
Mother: Grace ( Powless ) Hess  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Barb had resided in Reynolds, Indiana, for the past fifteen (15) years.
Funeral Date: Thursday, September 03, 2020
Funeral Location: 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 3, 2020, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Pastor Guy Brown of the Palestine Christian Church.
Burial will take place: Private for the Family
Visitation will be: 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, 2020, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Barb was enormously proud of her Native American Heritage. She had lived in the Monon area most all her married life. Barb enjoyed going to Canada every year with her niece, Joann Bradshaw, to be a part of six nations pow wow. She was a Florida State Baton Twirler Champion in 1956. Barb was a devoted Christian and enjoyed arts and crafts. She absolutely loved her children, grandchildren, and two special nieces, Joann Bradshaw, and Janet Sue Lacy.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Alzheimers Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home of can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960.
Marriage Information: In 1960 she married Paul Minicus, then on May 30, 1995, she married Marvin Lear; both deceased.
Survivors include:
Five (5) Children,
Doug (Eva Tatman) Minicus of Brookston, Indiana,
Michelle (Todd) Snyder of Reynolds, Indiana,
Paula Deerr of Lafayette, Indiana,
Jim Minicus of Monon, Indiana, and
John (Misty Farrell) Minicus of Brookston, Indiana;

Eleven (11) Grandchildren;

Thirteen (13) Great-Grandchildren.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Oscar & Grace (Powless) Hess;

Husbands,
Paul Minicus, and
Marvin Lear;

Four (4) Brothers;

One (1) Sister.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.