Sylvia Faye Barber, July 19, 1913 - April 18, 2010

Aug 31, 2015


Sylvia Faye Barber, 96, of Columbus passed away peacefully April 18, 2010.

She was born July 19, 1913, in Huron, daughter of the late Charles and Rose Ritzenthaler. She was a long-time member of Salem United Methodist Church. She was employed for many years by Esmond Dairy Company and Firelands Hospital.

She is survived by her daughters, Judith Kraus of Millersberg, Ohio, and Diane (Philip) Mumau of Hellertown, Pa.; sister, Eva Mae White of Huron; daughter-in-law, Barbara Barber of Columbus; grandchildren, Brian Mumau, Christopher Mumau, Kevin Kraus, Trever Willey and Donald Weiller; great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John "Ray" Barber; son, John Charles Barber; and sister, Dolores Everett.

A family service will be in Oakland Cemetery, Sandusky, in June.

Arrangements by O. R. Woodyard Co., Columbus.