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Barbara of Sun City West, AZ, passed away December 28, 2020 at the age of 87. She was born in Ft. Lupton, Colorado in 1933 to Stanley and Mildred Walters. She moved to Sun City West in 1984.
Barbara is preceded in death by one week as her beloved husband, Gerhard Joe Reif.
Barbara and Joe loved dancing and spent many evenings attending ballroom dance clubs.
She was an excellent golfer and loved sewing and knitting, often designing her own clothes. She was very social and loved spending time with her friends and family.
Her education included Charles of Denver College and modeling school. She worked as a beautician and bookkeeper and volunteered for several dance clubs.
Barbara is survived by her daughter, Crystal Beckel; treasured grandchildren: Paul (Seema) Hoover Jr., Sara Tayari, Laura Beckel and Jessica Tiffany Lower; and 2 great-grandchildren, Serene and Adam.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Cheryl Lower.
Barbara was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Celebration of Barbara’s life will be determined at a later date.