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Barbara Eddy Burkholder

Barbara Eddy Burkholder

Rapid City, SD. On June 3, 2018 Barbara went on to her new life with her Lord Jesus.

She was born Sept. 18, 1936 in Jamestown to Robert & Nellie Eddy. After attending UND she married Dayton D. Burkholder. Most of her life was spent in Anoka, MN where she entertained many friends with creative and zany gatherings. Cooking, teasing, & practical jokes were her way of showing love. She was the owner & lover of varied dogs, but master of none.

Surviving family, husband Dr. Dayton Burkholder; son/daughter-in-law Dayton & Eileen Burkholder; daughters Janet Waibel & Mary Jo Burkholder; grandchildren Benjamin(Claren) Waibel & Caroline Fox; great-grandchild Owen Waibel; in-laws Harriet Eddy, Kakie Burkholder, Keith & Valrae Burkholder; numerous nieces & nephews. Preceded in death by her brother Porter Eddy.

Concern for the unborn motivated her to serve as a crisis pregnancy clinic director in MN. A contribution to your local crisis pregnancy clinic would honor her.