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Barbara L. Sanchez

February 5, 1960 — December 25, 2022

Barbara L. Sanchez, 62, of Walkerton, passed away on Sunday, December 25, 2022.

Barbara was born on February 5, 1960, in Martinsville, IN, to Albert and Sandra Northern.

Surviving are her children, Michael (Heather) Wakeman of North Liberty, Nicholas Wakeman of Walkerton and Krystal Camacho of Walkerton; eight grandchildren, Brisa, Cynthia, Isaiah, Lluvia, Melinda, Atticus, Athena and Kourtney; four great-grandchildren; siblings, Jeffery Northern of La Porte, Kimberly (Mario) Escobedo of La Porte, and Pamela Nieto of La Porte; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Randy and Michael Northern; and sister and brother in law, Peggy and Bill Kreighbaum

Barbara's working career was waitressing, landscaping, floral deliveries, working at the mill with her brother Mike and delivering newspapers.  She loved spending time with and watching her grandchildren. Barbara had a special gift of conversation and also enjoyed crossword puzzles and lottery tickets.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. CST on Monday, January 2, 2022  at Tracy Cemetery, Hamlet, IN.  Burial will follow after the service.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Michael Wakeman, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350 or to the donor's choice.

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Monday, January 2, 2023

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