Barbara M. Doebereiner

Barbara M. (nee Matthews) Doebereiner, of Kettering, Ohio, passed away Saturday (Jan. 5, 2013).

She was born April 2, 1930, in Marietta, to Jessie B. and James L. Matthews. She graduated from Grant Hospital School of Nursing in 1951. Barbara was a longtime member of Sugar Creek Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Glen. Barbara was the beloved mother to Michael (Lisbeth), Rockford (Shelia), Dirk (Kimberly), and Kami (“Mitch”) Mitchell. Cherished Grandma of Erin, Sara, Seth (Sarah), Hunter, Kira, Dane, and Quinn; and great-grandmother of William and Alexis. Adored aunt to Karen (Curtis), Terrell (Debbie), and Jack (Billie Ann).

Memorial service 6:30 p.m. Friday (Jan. 11, 2013) at Sugar Creek Presbyterian Church, 4417 Bigger Rd, Kettering, Ohio, 45540, followed by a gathering of friends in the fellowship hall. A private burial was held in Miami Valley Memory Gardens in Centerville, Ohio.

The family wishes to express its appreciation to the staffs of Miami Valley Hospital, Miami Valley Hospital South, and Hospice of Dayton.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave, Dayton, Ohio, 45420.

Tobias Funeral Home-Far Hills Chapel, in care of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.tobiasfuneralhome.