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Ladendorf, Barbara J.
Mrs. Barbara J. Ladendorf, 75, 752 N. Cedar St. Galesburg died at 7:41 PM Tuesday, September 8, 2009 in Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

She was born November 22, 1933 in Monmouth, IL the daughter of George and Mary Cokel Higham. She married Roy Toops June 1950 in Monmouth IL. She later married Herman Ladendorf April 1991 in Las Vegas, NV. He preceded her in death May 1994.

She is survived by two sons Garry (Debbie) Toops of Aledo, IL and Chip Toops of Las Vegas, NV; one daughter Linda (Jim) Hartshorn of Galesburg; one sister Sonya (Bill) Abbott of Avon, IL; six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by one son Charles William Toops, one daughter Diane Dawson, three brothers and one sister.

She worked as a nurse technician for OSF Saint Mary Medical Center for 40 years. She graduated from Monmouth High School. She loved to travel and enjoyed her family and friends.

Funeral Mass is scheduled for 12:30 PM Saturday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. The Rev. Msgr. Ernest Pizzamiglio will officiate. Visitation will be 5:30-7:00 PM Friday evening at the chapel. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Western Illinois Kidney Center. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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