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Jennie Barwick

November 14, 1952 February 24, 2020
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Jennie Barwick, age 67, of New Providence, Iowa, passed away Monday, February 24, 2020 at the EveryStep Kavanagh House in Des Moines, Iowa.
Jennie was cremated and her ashes will be buried in Indiana.
A potluck will be held immediately following the service in honor of Jennie’s wishes. Everyone is encouraged to bring a covered dish.
Jennifer Barwick was born on November 14, 1952 at the Goshen Hospital in Goshen, Indiana to E. Bruce Barwick and Jolene (Garber) Barwick.
She grew up in Middlebury, Indiana and attended Northridge High School, graduating with the Class of 1971. After high school, she continued her education and went to Manchester College in Indiana, graduating in 1976.
She worked as a teacher and aide at Honeyville Elementary in Honeyville, IN, York Elementary and Heritage Middle School in Middlebury, Indiana. She moved to Iowa in 1993. She worked as a substitute teacher and at Quakerdale in New Providence, Iowa. Most recently, Jennie was a self-employed house cleaner.
She was active at and served as a church musician for the First Presbyterian Church, Conrad, Iowa, Ivester Church of the Brethren, Grundy Center, Iowa and Honey Creek-New Providence Friends Church, New Providence, Iowa. She was a member of the Middlebury Church of the Brethren in Indiana.
Jennie was an avid knitter and taught others to enjoy it as well. She also enjoyed photography and reading.
Jennie passed away on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Kavanagh Hospice House in Des Moines, Iowa.
Those remaining to cherish her memory are her father E. Bruce (Cathy) Barwick of Mishawaka, Indiana; mother Jolene Bollinger of Goshen, Indiana; brother Tim (Deb) Barwick of Mishawaka, Indiana; six nieces and nephews Anna Cooper, Bryce Barwick, Ben Barwick, Kate Barwick, Beth Brown and Dan Barwick; seven great nieces and nephews; with other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by a brother John Douglas “Doug” Barwick.

Memorial contributions will be donated to the Middlebury and Rock Run Churches of the Brethren, c/o Tim Barwick, 59408 Clover Road, Mishawaka, IN 46544.

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10:00 AM 2/29/2020 10:00:00 AM
Honey Creek New Providence Friends Church

604 Cherry Dr
New Providence, IA 50206

Honey Creek New Providence Friends Church
604 Cherry Dr New Providence 50206 IA
United States

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