Barbara “Barb” J. Rutherford, 69, of Fremont, OH passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Bellevue Hospital. She was born on May 4, 1948 in Lakewood, OH, the daughter of Richard C. Fink, Sr., and Jean (Twitchell) Baillie. She was a graduate of Margaretta High School.
Barb married her best friend, Albert L. Rutherford, on July 5, 1985 in Clyde, OH and he survives. Barb worked as a Cashier at McDonald’s for thirty-three years until she retired two weeks ago. Barb enjoyed spending time with her family, going to her grandchildren’s sporting events, family get togethers, going to the Amish Country, gardening and flowers.
Barb is survived by her husband and best friend of thirty-two years, Albert L. Rutherford, Fremont, OH; children, Barbara (Russell) Cook, Bellevue, OH, Dawn (Jason) Collins, Vickery, OH, Shelley (Tim) Ross, Tiffin, OH; mother, Jean Baillie, Vancouver, WA; step children, Richard H. Rutherford and Christina Rutherford; siblings, Sandra Niehm, Vancouver, WA, Richard (Jacqueline) Fink, Jr., Huron, OH; grandchildren, Dustin Leck, Anna (Brandon) Leck, Savannah Puder, Brandon, Jordon and Cameron Collins, Kelly, Joshua and Jayden Sichina, Michael and Zachary Ross; great granddaughter, Eloise Puder; several nieces and nephews and her beloved pet dog, Bandit.
She was preceded in death by her father; brothers, Jerry and Kenneth Fink.
Visitation will be Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. with the funeral services beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH 43420.
Burial will take place at Restlawn Cemetery, Huron, OH, at a later date.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the family.