Ward, Barbara Joan

BARBARA JOAN WARD of Ventura, Iowa, 66, sister-in-law to Pastor Pete Ward, Chair of the Fellowship of Local Pastors and Associate Members and Senior Pastor at Hebron UMC, died Thursday, June 25, 2020.

Services were held Saturday, June 27, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Garner, Iowa.

Barbara is survived by her mother, Adelaide Brager of Garner; two children: Tiffani Ward of Ventura and Dustin (Allison) Ward of Garner; her siblings: Cheryl (Jim) Nesbit of Clear Lake, Mike (Sue) Brager of Clear Lake and Randy (Janet) Brager of Clear Lake; brother-in-law Pete (Lora) Ward of Hebron; three grandchildren including one soon-to-be born. She was preceded in death by her husband, Christopher.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2405 260th St, Garner, IA 50438.

Condolences may be shared with Pastor Ward and family at PO Box 75, Hebron, IN 46341 or emailed to pete.ward@inumc.org.

Learn more about Barbara’s life and legacy by visiting the funeral home website.