Herrin- Barbara Jean Szablewski, age 81, of Herrin, passed away at 1:51pm on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at West Side Care Center in West Frankfort.
Barbara was born in Freeman Spur on November 5, 1935, the daughter of Harry and Margaret Stanley. She married Donald Paul Szablewski in Chicago on February 2, 1974. He preceded her in death on December 19, 1999.
Barbara was a homemaker, making her life as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.
Son- Mike and Kim Murray of Johnston City
Son- Bryan and Stephanie Szablewski of Zeigler
Son- Chris and Terri Szablewski of Dupo
Son- Keith and Jodi Szablewski of Johnston City
Daughter- Donna and Randy Riddle of West Frankfort
Two Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces and Nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.
As per her wishes, Mrs. Szablewski will be cremated. The family will hold private graveside services at a later date, when she will be inurned next to her husband at Herrin City Cemetery. Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin is assisting the family with final arrangements.