Barbara E. JeffersonBarbara E. Jefferson, 91, of Waterloo, IA, and formerly of Dunkerton, died on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at UnityPoint Allen Hospital in Waterloo.
She was born January 31, 1930 in Monticello, the daughter of Abram Frank and Ethyl Hutton Walker.
Barbara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Food and Nutrition at Iowa State University. She married Robert "Bob" Jefferson on December 27, 1951 in Monticello.
She was a homemaker, piano teacher, choir director, and school secretary. She was a Women's Club member, elder at Collegiate Presbyterian Church, deacon at Barclay Presbyterian Church. She loved music, knitting, sewing, cooking, reading, and traveling.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Bob; a brother, David (Shirley) Walker of Sun City‚ AZ; two sons, Bruce (Jan) Jefferson of Dunkerton‚ and Doug (Cheryl) Jefferson of Marshalltown; grandchildren, Johana Quiros-Salanzar, Laura (Primero) Zanders, Ken (Samanthia) Jefferson, Mike Jefferson, Emily (Chuck Bustos) Hippen, Laura (Adolpho) Rivera, Ryan Jefferson, and Lisa Jefferson; and great-grandchildren, EllieAnna, Carter, Eviana, Sophia, Primera, Zoey, Lilly, and Madelena.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Gene Walker.
Services were at 1:00 PM on Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Barclay Presbyterian Church, Waterloo.
Visitation was from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Friday, April 9, 2021 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel.
Burial was at Fairview Cemetery-Dunkerton.
Memorials may be directed to Fairview Cemetery-Dunkerton, and Friendship Village.
Go to www.KearnsFuneralService.com for more information.