Barbara L. (Packett) Roach passed away February 1, 2018. She was born to Glenn and Margaret Packett on April 17, 1931, in Burchard, Nebraska. One of 12 children, she grew up in the Tecumseh area. Barbara worked outside the home on occasion, but she was a devoted stay at home mom. She was a caregiver to the end always worrying about others needs first.
Barbara married Gerald D. Roach on January 14, 1948. To this union nine children were born: Caryl (Bob) Doolittle of Loveland, Colorado, David Roach of Denton, Nebraska, Pamela (Steve) Thompson of Lincoln, Mona (Larry) Jenkins of Lincoln, Sheryl (Neal) Brandt of Berthoud, Colorado, Daryl (Kathy) Roach of Ithica, Nebraska, Donald (Cindy) Roach of Martell, Nebraska, Duane (Jayme) Roach also of Lincoln, and Marilyn Snyder of Lincoln. She has 20 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and brothers Jim and David; sisters Jane and Margaret; and great-grandson William Thompson.
Cremation. No visitation. Memorial Service on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ’s Place, 1111 Old Cheney Road in Lincoln, Nebraska. Private graveside service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family for later designation.