Barbara Jean Kottka, 62, of Bourbon, Ind., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at home with her family by her side.
Barbara was born the daughter of Russell William and Edith Pratt Weirick on March 4, 1951, at LaPorte, Ind. She was a homemaker and graduated from Knox High School.
On March 16, 1997, she married Steven Kottka at Plymouth, Ind., who survives.
She is also survived by her children: Russell (Sybilla) Cottrell, Knox, Ind.; Jerry (Lanette) Weirick, Plymouth, Ind.; Ryan Mastaski, Ohio; step daughters: Misty Dawn Bellamy, Texas; and Monica Sue Ogelsby, Arkansas; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter: Cheryl; mother-in-law: Edna Kottka; and a sister: Shirley Allen.
The family is honoring her wishes therefore there will be no services or visitation at this time. The family will choose a time to celebrate her life at a future date.
Deaton Clemens Funeral Home in Bourbon is caring for the arrangements.