Barbara Ann Hart, 67, North Manchester, passed away at 8:15 p.m. on Jan. 20, 2017 at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
Barbara was born on July 20, 1949 in Wabash to William S. and Ann P. (Garris) Bumgardner. She graduated Manchester High School in 1968. On Jan. 16, 1971 she married Robert Hart. Barbara was a member of the North Manchester Church of the Nazarene. She also worked for Ivensys Controls for over 20 years. Barbara enjoyed getting together with former co-workers for a monthly meal. She loved to collect bells and has well over 1,000 in her collection. She also enjoyed cooking desserts and singing, but most of all she loved her grandchildren and getting together with her family. Barbara was a very thoughtful lady who sent greeting cards to friends and family for any reason she could think of. Barbara is survived by her mother, Ann P. Bumgardner, North Manchester; husband Robert Hart, North Manchester; two daughters: Jennifer (Bob) Wysocki, Joliet, Illinois and Tracie (Don) Schmidt, Fort Wayne; four grandchildren: Avary Schmidt, Connor Schmidt, LiviaAnn Wysocki, and Daniel Wysocki; one brother: William Bumgardner, Cincinnati, Ohio; one sister: Geneva “Genie” Wildridge, Wabash. Barbara is preceded in death by her father, William S. Bumgardner, and sister, Sharon Kay Bumgardner. Family and friends may call Tuesday, Jan. 24, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and calling one hour prior to the service at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, Indiana. Services will be Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m. at McKee Mortuary. Pastor David Wust will officiate. Burial will be held at Fairview Cemetery, Servia.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Barbara Ann Hart, memorial contributions may be made to North Manchester Church of the Nazarene, 504 West Main Street, North Manchester, Indiana 46962.
McKee Mortuary is entrusted with the arrangements.