Barbara Francis Whirlow

Barbara Francis Whirlow

Barbara Francis Whirlow was born July 31st, 1930 in Coalinga, CA and passed away March 29, 2022. She was 91 years old.

Soon after she was born, her family moved to Long Beach, CA. It was there that she met the love of her life Ed Whirlow. They married and moved to Avenal, CA. where they began to raise their family.

In 1962, they moved to Galt. Barbara began as a school bus driver for Galt Joint Union School District. After a brief time, she applied for the Galt Elementary School secretary job where she worked for twenty-five plus years.

Barbara enjoyed cooking, traveling, gardening and playing cards.

She is survived by her sons Jim (Kathy) Whirlow of Concord, Mike (Lisa) Whirlow of Stockton and daughter Debra (Russ) Wegat of Galt. She is the proud grandmother of eight grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren.

A celebration of her life will be held April 23, 2022,11:00 AM.

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