Fair
32°FFairFull Forecast

Barbara Stern Battles

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Barbara Stern Battles, 75, of St. Petersburg, formerly of Sterling, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at Apollo Nursing Home in St. Petersburg. She worked at Gear Corp. before retiring.

Barbara was born Dec. 31, 1937, in Sterling, the daughter of Leslie and Marcella (Bohm) Stern.

Survivors include one daughter, Lori Jo Battles of Sterling; two brothers, Les (Bev) Stern of Washington and Mel (Bev) Stern of Decatur; one sister, Donna (Lyle) Dirks of Sterling; and one sister-in-law, Barbara Stern of Rock Falls.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Mage; and two brothers, Robert Stern and John Stern.

Cremation rites have been accorded. An inurnment service will be at a later date at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

More News

 

National video

Reader Poll

A statewide advisory question on the Nov. 4 ballot asks whether Illinois should increase its minimum wage for adults over 18 to $10 an hour. How would you vote?
Yes
No