Conroy Funeral Home

Barbara Baumgardner



Private Service
BAUMGARDNER, Barbara, 71, of Springfield, passed away February 18, 2021 in Forest Glen Health Campus. She was born July 20, 1949 in Springfield, Ohio the daughter of Jack and Virginia (Picolo) Baumgardner. Barbara retired from Clark County JVS in 2001 after many years of dedicated service. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. When she couldn’t attend church she watched it on TV on Sunday mornings. Barbara enjoyed family events and loved watching her great nephews play sports, especially baseball. When not attending her great nephew’s baseball games, she loved to watch the Cincinnati Reds on TV. Barb was very attached to her “Little Man” Toby, her dog. He was always there for her. When Barb was diagnosed with Parkinson’s and moved into Forest Glen, she enjoyed showing off her great niece Emmie to the other residents and staff as a very proud Great Aunt. Survivors include two loving brothers, Michael (Mindy) Baumgardner and Jerry Baumgardner (Kim Leffew), both of Springfield; four dear nieces, Keli (Larry) Smith, Shannon Ohl, Molly (Sara) Mihaloew and Kelly (Sean) Geis; great nephews, John and Isaac Smith and great niece, Emmie Geis and many cousins, including Mike and Ed (Lori) Kennedy. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents and an Aunt, Polly Kennedy. The family would like to thank the staff at Forest Glen for their care of Barbara these past 2 years. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with her nephew Rev. Larry Smith presiding. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery next to her parents.