Barbara J. Demmin, 79, of Bartonville, IL, passed away at 6:30 AM on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at her residence, surrounded by her loving children. She was born on July 4, 1938 to Melvin L. and Reba M. (Brown) VanWinkle. She married Robert L. Demmin on May 4, 1958 at the Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, he preceded her in death on October 6, 2010.
Barbara was also preceded in death by her parents, and one sister.
Surviving are four children; Robert (Candace) Demmin of Troy, IL, Tami (Kevin) Brann of Hanna City, IL, Suzy (Tom) Gray of Bartonville, IL, Vonda (Kent) Vincent of Nashville, TN; one sister, Geraldine Swanson of Chillicothe, IL; twelve grandchildren; and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Barbara was a loving mother, grandmother and was a friend to everyone. She loved to travel and was a member of Mt. Olive Missionary Church in Peoria, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 PM on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, where visitation will be held from 1:00 PM until the time of the services. Rev. Dr. Ritch Boerckel will officiate. Burial will follow services at Smithville Cemetery in rural Hanna City, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. To view Barbara’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com