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Barbara L. (Walter) Forester

May 28, 1939 ~ November 8, 2017 (age 78)

Barbara L. Forester

Age 78, of Magnolia, passed away Wednesday November 8, 2017 in her home. She was born May 28, 1939 in Millersburg, OH to the late Kenneth L. and Katheryn O. (Epler) Walter. Barbara was a Magnolia resident since 1990, prior to which she had resided in Malvern. She was formerly employed by Blair’s Cleaners, Marty’s Custom Photography, Belden Village Twin Theaters and the Malvern Dairy Queen. Barbara was a faithful member of Louisville Christian Church. She is preceded in death by one daughter, Sharon Benedict; an infant son, Darmen Benedict. She is survived by her husband, William H. Forester to whom she was married 27 years; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Jodi Benedict of Virginia, Ronald and Jolene Benedict of Kentucky; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Charlotte and Lanny Wright, Marcia and Larry Bennett, Joanne and Joe Saboe; one brother, Duane Walter. Funeral services will be Saturday November 11, 2017 at 11:00am in the Louisville Christian Church with Pastor Rick Brown officiating. Burial will be in Bethlehem Cemetery. Friends will be received Friday (tonight) 5-7pm in the Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton and one hour before services on Saturday at the church (10-11am). Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at



 Service Information

November 10, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sanders Funeral Home
218 E. Nassau St.
East Canton, OH 44730

Funeral Service
November 11, 2017

11:00 AM
Louisville Christian Church
1800 S. Chapel St
Louisville, OH 44641

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