Chesterton Tribune

Barbara Ann MacLeod dies at 73

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Barbara Ann MacLeod, a long time resident of Moriarty, N.M. and formerly of Chesterton, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2008 in Albuquerque, N.M. She was 73.

She was born June 11, 1934 the daughter of Charles and Barbara (Radl) Sedlacek in Chicago, both of whom preceded her in death.

She is survived by her husband Don; daughters, Victoria L Reith (Dennis) of Grovetown, Ga.; Marilyn A Hewes (Patrick) of Las Vegas, Nev.; Linda M. (Larry) Frazier of Oskaloosa, Iowa; Paula E. (Daniel) Vasquez of Albuquerque, N.M.; sons, Christopher M. (Sheila) MacLeod of Harrisonville, Mo.; Patrick J. MacLeod of Albuquerque, Joseph W. (Ramona) MacLeod of Albuquerque; 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a son, Donald J. MacLeod Jr.

Barbara enjoyed many things; she was an active crafter of all types and enjoyed her ceramics most. Barbara was a long time active member of the VFW and American Legion Auxiliaries. She did many things benefiting people far and wide. Traveling across the country with her beloved husband Don of 55 years she saw most of the country. She truly and most of all enjoyed time spent with her family and friends. Barbara left a large family who will miss her dearly.

A mass, Fr. William Young officiating, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Moriarty, N.M.

A memorial rosary was recited Saturday, April 19, at 1 p.m. at the Harris-Hanlon Mortuary in Moriarty, N.M.

Arrangements were entrusted to Harris-Hanlon Mortuary, (505) 832-6130,



Posted 4/21/2008