When I saw Barb's picture, I remembered her when I used to work for you, Goldie and Janet. Of course, her hair was dark then. She was quite a gal, I know you are going to miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Take care. Grace Steckman
Barbara L. Kardux
MUSCATINE, Iowa--Barbara Louise Kardux of Muscatine, passed peacefully to be with our Lord on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Premier Estates, formally known as Carrington Place, at the age of 99, just 27 days shy of her 100th birthday.
Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the Faith Chapel Church, over the Muscatine bridge two miles on Hwy 92 East at the corner of the New Boston Blacktop. Barbara's wish was to donate her remains to the University of Iowa Deeded Body Program. The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.
Barbara Louise Slade was born on July 8, 1914, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the daughter of Leon L. and Fannie May Van Fleet Slade. On June 23, 1934, Barbara was united in marriage to Walter J. Kardux in Grand Rapids.
Barbara is survived by her son, Leon Kardux and wife, Janet, of Muscatine; grandchildren, Brad Kardux, Mark Kardux, Julie Fuhrmeister and husband, Andrew, Jeffrey Kardux, Walter Kardux, Cindy Kardux and Todd Kardux; great-grandchildren, Allison, Katarina and Nolan Fuhrmeiste, Ky Kardux, Hannah Kardux, Hailey Kardux, and Mitchell and Morgan Kardux.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1976; a son, Harry R. Kardux in 2011; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Kardux in 2008; two brothers, Neal and Ernest Slade; and a sister, Esther Grace.
Leon and Janet,
We just read of your Mom's passing and we would like to send our sympathy and prayers during this most difficult time.
Ron and Kathy ( Barry ) Marshall
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