Barbara  Kiplinger
Barbara Kiplinger, 68, of Lebanon, passed away Oct. 14, 2019, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon.

Barbara was born Dec. 10, 1950, in Muncie, IN, a daughter of Raymond and Dorothy (Hahn) Kennedy.

Barbara enjoyed arts and crafts, along with music. Spending time with her family was important to her, especially her brother and sister. Barbara was a member of the Harvestime Fellowship Church in Jamestown.

Survivors include her mother, Dorothy Kennedy of Kendallville; sons, Brad (Jeni) Kiplinger of Roachdale and James (Jessica) Kiplinger of Lebanon; brother, Raymond Kennedy, Jr. of Kendallville; sister, Penny (Joe) Martellero of Cuba, MO; grandchildren, Cody Abell, Christian Kiplinger, Logan Abell, Paige Abell, Owen Kiplinger, and Evan Kiplinger; and 5 great-grandchildren. Barbara was preceded in death by her father, Raymond Kennedy.

Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon, has been entrusted with Barbara's arrangements for cremation. You are invited to visit the website where you may sign her online register and leave a personal message.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to assist the family with final expenses, c/o James Kiplinger, 1227 S. East Street, Lebanon, IN 46052.
Published on October 14, 2019


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zarian conrad
Oct 18, 2019
I had the privlege of taking care of ms. Barbara the whole time she was here at homewood. Im going to miss her onry self . you met alot of great people in this field and let me just tell you she was great . i will forever cherish our lomg talks and all the wisdom . nobody loved snickers and tupac like miss barabra the only person i know that could listen to a whole tupac albumn while going to dialisyis . i loved her like she was my own mother and ive cried for days .. prayers to you and your family .. thanks for the tupac shirt greatly appreciate .. love zarian comnrad
Sharon S
Oct 16, 2019
Barb & my sister shared a room I would visit with Barb also or invite her over to visit with us. She especially enjoyed the days I would take my pet Lolita in to see them both. She will be sadly missed. Heart felt Condolences to her family.