Barbara Ann (Whipple) Peek, long time Elma resident, died August 23rd, 2020 at Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, Washington.
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She was born April 7th, 1945 in Bowdon, North Dakota to Wayne & Olga (Werner) Whipple. She moved with her parents and family to Elma at a young age, attending school in Elma. She met James while in high school and they married on September 4th, 1964. Together, they built their home that they still resided in almost 50 years later.
She loved her family and the simple things life gave her. She loved visiting with friends & family, cooking, playing cards with the grandkids, hanging clothes on the line, camping, fishing & traveling with her husband in their RV.
She is survived by husband James of the family home; sons Travis (& Mary) of Elma, Scott (& Annie) of Sterling, Alaska; sisters Sharon (& Bill) Barker of Shelton, Arv Duvall & Deanna Meister both of Elma; and 7 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild and numerous nieces, and nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents & sister Paulette Dodgen.
Arrangements are entrusted to Fern Hill Funeral Home. A private family graveside service will be held at the Elma Masonic Cemetery.