Barbara Byarlay, age 85 of Randolph, passed away Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the Leonardville Nursing Home.
She was born on October 25, 1931, the daughter of LeRoy and Mae (Dudley) Hagenmaier. She graduated from Randolph High School in 1949.
On May 25, 1953 at the St. John Lutheran Church in Winkler, she was married to Philip Stanley Byarlay. He survives in Randolph.
Barbara was the head school cook at Blue Valley High School for over 25 years and then later at the Randolph Restaurant. She was a farm wife and mother who enjoyed raising her children, crocheting, gardening, photography, traveling, cooking, bird watching and was a talented seamstress who could sew and mend anything. She was a member of St. Peters Lutheran Church and the Winkler Willing Workers.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by four sons, Stephan Byarlay and Angela of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Doug Byarlay and Jennifer of Randolph, Paul Byarlay and Glynda of Olsburg and Kirk Byarlay and Sharon of Solomon; one daughter, Karen Carter and Barry of Springfield, Missouri; one sister, Linda Lucas and Richard of Lawrence; ten grandchildren, Hollie Kirkwood, Colby Byarlay, Ariel Divilbiss, Eric Byarlay, Jessica Campbell, Jacob Byarlay, Tanya Byarlay, Justin Byarlay, Matthew Boeckman and Erin Boeckman and five great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Brett Byarlay and three brothers, Bob, Rabern and Wendell Hagenmaier.
Funeral services will be held at 1:30 P.M., Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home in Riley with Pastor Kevin Larson officiating. Respect calls may be made anytime Wednesday. The family will receive friends from 7 until 8:00 P.M. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Mayday Cemetery, northwest of Randolph.
Memorials have been established for the Winkler Willing Workers and the Alzheimers Foundation. Contributions may be left in care of the Anderes-Pfeifley Funeral Home.