Betty Barbier

Godfrey | Thursday, April 26 2012

Betty Barbier, 81, died at 2:04 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012 at her home. Born January 12, 1931 in Newington, Connecticut, she was the daughter of George and Yohanna Kraus. On June 7, 1952 she married Walter E. Barbier Jr. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Matthew Barbier, and two grandchildren, Anna Barbier and Stephen Barbier. Surviving is a daughter, Sherrill Kerzman of Paynesville, MN, two sons, Walter E. Barbier III and his wife Jeanie of Chihuahua, Mexico, and Kevin Barbier and his wife Wendy of Godfrey, 25 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, and one sister, Beatrice Kraus Rankin of Newington, Connecticut. A memorial service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Walt and Jean Barbier with New Tribes Missions. Online guestbook and information may be found at

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