OKUTAKE, Barbara Ann

Posted: July 22nd, 2016


BARBARA ANN OKUTAKE, of Lethbridge, beloved wife of Tom Okutake, passed away at the St. Michael’s Health Centre on Tuesday July 19th, 2016 at the age of 69 years. Besides her loving husband Tom, Barb is survived by her son Michael (Fran) Murray, and her daughter Kelly (Marcello) Pagnotta. She is also survived by Tom’s children: LaRee (Jamie) Barfuss, and Janay (Jason Pecht) Okutake, her brother Larry Jones, her mother Isabel Jones, and a dear Aunt Jeannie Courtney as well as many extended family members, and friends. Barb was the loving grandmother to Kyla, Brady, Conner, Ryan (Chelsea), Rory, Joel, Maya and Griffin, and Great Grandmother to Finn. Barb was predeceased by her father Jack Jones. There will be no service at Barb’s request; a family gathering to celebrate Barb’s life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Barb wanted to share a quote with everyone from Little House on the Prairie;

“Remember me with smiles and laughter for that’s the way I’ll remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all.”

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  1. Kelly Pagnotta says:

    Miss you so much already mom. My thoughts are with all of us who love you and miss you.

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