Barbara Mary Fargo, 83, of Atchison KS died on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 at the Mosiac Life Center, St. Joseph, MO.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 2017 at the Becker Dyer Stanton Funeral Home with Rev. Nancy Kollhoff officiating. The body has been cremated and burial of the cremated remains will be at 2:30pm Tuesday at the Topeka Cemetery, 1601 SE 10th Ave, Topeka, KS. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Atchison United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Barbara was born on July 4, 1934 in Topeka, KS the daughter of David W. and Ruth K. (Pease) Fargo. She graduated from Topeka High School and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Washburn University, Topeka. She earned her Master’s Degree from Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS . She taught home economics for two years in Lyon, KS and thirty eight years at Atchison High School, USD# 409. Barbara was a member of the United Methodist Church, member of Chapter FT PEO, Retired School Personnel, and the Atchison Hospital Auxiliary. Barbara also volunteered at the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum. She enjoyed watching KU Basketball, KSU Football and the KC Royals.
Survivors include a brother, Gary D. Fargo, Topeka, KS, a nephew, Steven Fargo, Topeka, KS and four great nieces, one great nephew and a few cousins. Her parents and a niece preceded her in death.