Barbara Jean Wait
Barbara Jean Wait was born Oct. 23, 1950, in Duluth, Minn., the daughter of Robert and Lucille (Cody) Lesch. She passed away at her Cortez home on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at the age of 62.
Barbara was interested in all things Native American, including their artifacts and spiritual beliefs. She was very adventurous and loved being outdoors.
Surviving Barbara are her children, Michael Turk of Cortez, Richard Turk of Roseville, Calif., and Thomas Ives of Browns Valley, Calif.; six grandchildren; sisters, Diane Smith and Karen Lesch, both of Wisconsin, and Susan Lesch of Nevada; and brothers, Robert Lesch of Illinois and David Lesch of Nevada. Preceding her in death were her husband, Clinton Wait; and parents, Robert and Lucille Lesch.
Cremation has taken place and inurnment is planned for a later date in Minnesota.
Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home.
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