Barbara Ann Stratton, 76

Barbara Ann Stratton, age 76, of Buffalo, formerly of Howard Lake, passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015, at LakeRidge Care Center in Buffalo.

She was born April 17, 1939, in Minneapolis, to Adolph and Hazel (Strommer) Larson.

Barbara lived with her family in Howard Lake from the age of 2 until 17, when she graduated from Howard Lake High School.

She married Raymond Stratton June 8, 1970. They resided in Buffalo from 1986.

Barbara loved word search puzzles, and enjoyed her favorite TV shows.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and by her husband, Raymond in 2007.

Barbara is survived by her children, Audrey (Timothy) Zabel, Mary (Timothy) Howe, Dennis (Laura) Stratton, and Tammy ( Adam) Tuchtenhagen; four grandchildren, Jody, Emily, Molly, and Zoe; one great-grandson, Seth; and brother, Lawrence Larson and Jean Gabrelcilk.

Her funeral service took place Thursday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Buffalo, with visitation one hour prior to service at the church. Interment was at Swedish Mission Cemetery in Buffalo.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo served the family; www.thepetersonchapel.com.

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