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Barbara Ann Hope (1938-2017) - Albia Newspapers: Obituaries

Barbara Ann Hope (1938-2017)

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Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 9:31 am

Barbara Ann Hope, age 79, of Albia, died on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines after complications from a fall.

She was born on April 19, 1938 in Moravia, to Harry and Mary (McAninch) Robinson. She married Max Hope on March 10, 1957, and they were blessed with four children: Vicki, Linda, Mary Jo and Max Jr. She worked at the Gambles Store in Albia, and also was a waitress at various restaurants in Albia.

Barbara was an avid reader. She enjoyed going out for coffee and pie with friends, and she especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her children, Vicki (Dale) Chidester of Austin, Minn., Linda (Doug) Malone and Mary Jo Fugate and Max Hope Jr., all of Albia; grandchildren, Lyna (Dustin) Tschann, Joseph Chidester and Jenna, Maggie Chidester, Terra Malone and Scott, Mark Malone, Brittany Malone and Daniel, Dillion Malone, Nicholas (Lindsey) Fugate, Lindsay Hackett and Brad, Maddison Hope and Jason, Hunter Hope; 11 great-grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Wanda Robinson of Moravia. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Mary Robinson; husband, Max Hope Sr.; and siblings, Bob Robinson, Dean Robinson and Marilois Frazier.

Funeral dervices will be on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia. Barbara’s body will be cremated following services, and inurnment will be held at a later date in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, south of Albia. Visitation began on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 at Sinnott Funeral Home in Albia, opening to the public at 1 p.m., and family was present to greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday evening. Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences may be left for the family at sinnottfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are entrusted with Sinnott Funeral Homes.

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