Barbara Ann Bakert (Collet) Bafford, 72, of Terre Haute, Ind., died at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at Royal Oaks Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Terre Haute, Ind..
Cremation. Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, 2007, at Rockville Memorial Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Boni Quandt officiating. Burial will be during the Thanksgiving holiday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Marshall. Care and cremation arrangements are being handled by Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville, Ind. Memorial contributions may be sent to Rockville Memorial Presbyterian Church, PO Box 53 Rockville, IN 47872 or ESA-ISC-Camp Riley, 2912 West 100 South, Rockville, IN 47872. Friends may sign an online guest register at www.goochfuneralhome.com.
She was born May 28, 1935, in Marshall, to the late James Franklin "Papoo" Bakert and Lennie "Nanny" (Palmer) Bakert. She married her husband of 30 years, Keith Wayne Collet of Salisbury, on Feb. 23, 1952; he preceded her in death on April 28, 1982. Her husband of six years, Robert Edward Bafford, whom she married Aug. 24, 1983, preceded her in death on July 2, 1990.
Survivors include one daughter, Deborah L. (Collet) Frazier and her husband, John, of Rockville, Ind.; two grandchildren, Angela Ann (Rohe) Boggess and her husband, Jason, of Churubusco, Ind., and Timothy Wayne Rohe and fiancÚ, Christy M. Riney, of Avon, Ind.; two step-grandchildren, Lisa A. Frazier of Rockville, Ind., and Shellie D. Frazier of Lodi, Calif.; four great-grandchildren, Adam Michael Boggess, Austin Keith Boggess, Andrew James Boggess and Kaylynn May Boggess; two step-great-grandchildren, Zane W. Frazier and Troy C. Cork; two sisters, Betty J. Boyd and her husband, Frank, and Wilma Hane; one brother, Earnest "Bingo" Bakert and his wife, Lee; and nieces and nephews.
Additional information provided per family recompense.