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Barbara Tank LaGrange ’73 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on April 4, 2011

Barbara Jeanne La GRANGE

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LA GRANGE Barbara Jeanne Barbara Jeanne LaGrange, age 55, was born in Toledo on May 14th, 1955 to Theodore and June (Thompson) Tank. Barbara was a 1973 graduate of McAuley High School, and was employed by the City of Toledo Tax Division for 36 years. She was a very spiritual woman who touched the lives of many through her kindness, selflessness, and unconditionally loving nature. Barbara enjoyed her time as a Sunday school teacher at the Point Place United Church of Christ. She loved animals of all kinds, especially those with wings and those with whiskers. Barbara found joy in nature and was an avid angel enthusiast. Barbara was taken by the hand and led onward in her journey with Christ on Thursday evening, March 31st, 2011. She was surrounded in an abundance of love with her family as she peacefully passed on. After 29 years of companionship, Barbara is now reunited with her greatly missed soul mate, Robert E. LaGrange. Left to cherish her memory are her beloved children, Colleen (Ryan) Reed, Robert J. (Julie) LaGrange, and Kristy LaGrange. Barbara was blessed with 3 very special grandchildren, Jenna and Michael Reed, and Baby LaGrange on the way. She will also be forever remembered by her family, Catherine (Tank) Heffner, Maryann (Tank) Brown, Theodore and Patrick Tank, Randy LaGrange, Renee (LaGrange) Klinger, along with several nieces, nephews, and close friends. Visitation will be at the Reeb Funeral Home, 5712 N. Main St., Sylvania, on Monday, April 4, 2011 from 6-9 PM. The funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 AM. Interment will follow at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Those wishing to give donations in Barbara’s memory are asked to consider Paws and Whiskers of Toledo. Online condolences may be offered to the family at:

Published in Toledo Blade on April 3, 2011

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