Barbara J. Powell, age 69, of Isanti died suddenly after courageously battling many years of health problems on August 4, 2012 at Cambridge Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M. Thursday, August 9th at Cambridge Lutheran Church with Rev. David Everett officiating. A visitaiton will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Isanti Union Cemetery.
Barbara Joyce Powell was born August 8, 1942 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Lloyd and Vivian (Hicks) Taylo. She graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 1960. On February 11, 1961 Barb was united in marriage to Sherrill Powell in Missouri Valley, Iowa. They made their home in Omaha, Nebraska. They later lived in North St. Paul before moving to Isanti in 1972. Barb did daycare for many children in the Isanti area as well as for her grandkids. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. Barb also enjoyed reading, traveling, shopping, going on long drives, and she also loved flowers.
Barb will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Sherrill; three daughters, Lori (Tom) Olson of North Branch, Cheryl Grams of Isanti, and Tammi (Dan) Mujwid of Isanti; three sisters, Sandy (Larry) Meyers of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Roberta (Richard) Copple of Omaha, Nebraska, and Phyllis Glarborg of Tyler, Texas; nine grandchildren, Kelsey (Eric), Lindsey, Mallory, Derrick, Alysha, Amber, Emily, Kyle and Jacob; and by many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Vivian Taylo; by an infant twin sister, Beverly Jean; and by two grandsons, Neil and Michael.