Barbara Straw

Barbara Ellen Straw

Thursday, January 7th, 1960 - Monday, June 29th, 2020
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Barbara Ellen Straw, 60, entered God's peace on June 29th, 2020 after a long fight with COPD.

Born January 7th, 1960, the 10th of 11 children born to Duane and Elizabeth Decker.

Barb is survived by her children, Michael J. Straw of Warren, Teresa M. Straw of Warren, and Sarah E. Richard of Warren, and her two grandchildren, Gavin & Jeffrey.

She also leaves to cherish her memory, her siblings: Theodore (Holly) Decker of Hahira, GA, Victor (Lori) Decker of Niles, Duanne Royse of Warren, Toni (Les) Angel of Warren, Karen Decker of Newton Falls, Annette Von Bergen of Warren and Tracy Decker of Warren.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her brother, Duane "Buck" Decker and two sisters, Louise Nelson and Priscilla "Cookie" Dietz.

The family has chosen no services, but to grieve privately together. In lieu of flowers, consideration should be given to the American Lung Association.
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Des Ainsworth

Posted at 07:10am
Gone but never forgotten. Please smile down on Mike, wherever you may be, he needs you. With love from his friend
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Dava Hirsch

Posted at 02:55pm
I was so sorry to see the loss of my school friend Barb Decker Straw. Me and Barb had some crazy times growing up in Braceville Ohio. I am so sorry for all of you with the loss of you Mom and sister. Although no words can really ease your pain and loss, know that my prayers and thoughts are with you all. Wishing you all peace and strength during this difficult time. Rest in Peace my friend
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Barby Betty

Posted at 09:11am
Love you cuz. You put up a hard fight! So loved your posts wishing all for a great day. You will truly be missed.

Duanne Royse

Posted at 02:42am
Barbie, I love you and miss you so much, My heart is breaking but I am happy for you. You don't have to be afraid anymore, you can breathe, you can run, you are free! I love you, my ship, and look forward to the day when we are together again. XOXO...

Sarah Richard

Posted at 04:50pm
Mom, I will miss you every single day, but I'm happy you're free from the things that kept you shackled in this life. Kiss Grandma, Grandpa, Weez, Cookie and Uncle Buck for me. I'll look out for Michael & Teresa till we meet you there.
 
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Peggy Persin Posted at 01:29am

Sooo sorry for your loss, I’m Karen’s neighbor Peggy, I remember meeting Barb when she was staying with them. My condolences and prayers for the family πŸ™πŸ’œπŸ™πŸ’œπŸ™πŸ’œ
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