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Obituary for Barbara Darling
Barbara A. Darling, 56, of Pekin passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at Pekin Hospital. She was born March 9, 1959 in Pekin to Perry and Patricia Goodwin VanBuskirk. She married Charles W. Darling March 10, 1975 in Pekin, he survives. She is also survived by her children, Jeremy Darling of Pekin, Jodi Darling of Pekin, Kelli Darling of Pekin; grandsons, Derek and Jessie; several step-grandchildren; brothers, Michael (Juanita) VanBuskirk of Pekin, Bob (Mary) VanBuskirk of Peoria; several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. She also leaves behind a good friend, Debbie. She was preceded in death by her infant son and parents. Barbara loved bowling and hummingbirds. A visitation will be held Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Abts Mortuary in Pekin. Cremation will be accorded following the service. Memorials may be made to the family to assist with arrangements.