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Barbara Bernhardt

Services for former Lost Springs resident Barbara Ann (Reiman) Bernhardt, 77, who passed away Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, in the comfort of her home in Sarcoxie, Missouri, were 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Lincolnville.

Pastor Alan Stahlecker officiated. Burial followed at Lincolnville Cemetery.

Visitation was from 2 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2022, at Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home in Sarcoxie.

Those honoring her life by serving as pallbearers are Craig Ralston, Ebbie Jones, Jeff Collie, Bill Weatherman, Jeff Deines and Harry Deines.

Honorary pallbearers were Kenny Brichacek, Bob Housh, Curt Feather and Roy Lewis.

Barbara was born May 14, 1945 in Herington to the union of the late Carl W. and Mildred S. (Rindt) Reiman.

On Nov. 1, 1974, she was united in marriage to Leland H. Bernhardt. Together they shared 36 years until his passing on Sept. 15, 2011.

She retired from the medical industry after many years of dedicated service.

She enjoyed working on the family farm, gardening and raising cattle. For the last six years, she made Sarcoxie her home, moving here from Lincolnville.

She attended Trinity Lutheran Church and enjoyed volunteering at Sarcoxie Senior Center.

Her family and friends were always Barbara’s priority. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and wonderful friend to many.

She will truly be missed by all those who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Barbara was survived by her children, Jody Chance and husband, Steve, of Sarcoxie, Missouri, and Gary Stuart and wife, Teresa, of Abilene; step-daughter Casey Clark and husband, Sam, of Holly Springs, North Carolina; grandchildren, Kylie Jones and husband, Ebbie; Craig Ralston and wife, Cassandra; Madelyn Stuart; Stephen Chance; Emily Chance, Stetson Baublitz; and Kaylee Johnson; two great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters; brother Ronald Reiman and wife, Babette; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Sarcoxie Senior Center or St. John’s Lutheran Women’s Missionary League in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family through

Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Housh-Goodwin Funeral Home in Sarcoxie.

Last modified Oct. 5, 2022