Louise Marie Barbe
Louise Marie Barbe
  • February 11, 1922 - December 30, 2017
  • Overland Park, Kansas

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Louise Marie (Jackie) Barbe passed away December 30, 2017, just a few weeks shy of her 96th birthday. She was born in Central City, Iowa. She was married and widowed twice (to Don Carrothers and Robert Barbe), raised 3 sons, and helped put a stepdaughter and stepson through college. She was a cattle rancher, school secretary, owned a flower shop, and was a member of the North Kansas City Library Board. She traveled to over 2 dozen countries (including trips to China and Guatemala to get 2 of her grandchildren). In 2008, she was honored by The Women’s Foundation of Greater Kansas City as part of their Celebration of Women.

She is survived by her sons Nile Carrothers (Jan) and Richard Carrothers (John), stepdaughter, Becky Alderson (Mike), stepson Robert Barbe, Jr (Patsy), daughter-in-law, Nancy Barbe, 10 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.

Donations can be made to Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Drive, Roeland Park KS 66205. Services under the direction of White Chapel Funeral Home, Gladstone, MO.