Barbara Jane Denniston, 81, of Anamosa passed away on July 18, 2019, at the Anamosa Care Center. Family will greet friends at the Lawrence Community Center on Thursday, July 25,from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. A private burial will take place at a later date.

Barbara was born on June 9, 1938, in Indianapolis, Ind., the daughter of Marc and Vera (Burrell) Snodgrass. She was united in marriage to Larry Denniston on Oct. 16, 1960. Barbara was a school bus driver for many years, then worked at Mercy Hospital until her retirement. She was a volunteer at Jones Reginal Medical Center. She enjoyed going to the river boats, golfing, fishing, dancing and time spent with family.

Barbara is survived by her husband, Larry, of 59 years; sons, Mark (Doris), Pete, Scott (Pam) and Kelly (Kim); 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial donations may be given in Barbara’s name to Above and Beyond Hospice Foundation or Animal Welfare Friends.

Online condolences may be directed to the family at under obituaries.

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