Barbara Jean Fieberg, 80, passed October 2, 2010, with her loving family at her bedside in Mission Viejo, CA, after a long battle with Leukemia.
A viewing will be held Friday evening, October 8, 2010 from 7 to 9 pm to be followed by a memorial service on Saturday October 9, 2010 at 1 pm.
Barbara was born December 15, 1929 in Zion, Illinois to Harry and Eleanor Davis Cunliffe-Owen and was a sister to four brothers and eight sisters.
She attended Zion Benton High School in Zion, Illinois. After high school she worked for the Chicago Northwestern Railroad as a payroll agent until a move to California in 1951. It was on the way to California, that she was married to Russell Fieberg at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas, Nevada. They settled in Garden Grove, CA and had 2 children.
Barbara was a wonderful wife, mother, and friend. She was an accomplished painter, sculptor, and artist. She was active in local charities and was a volunteer at the San Juan Capistrano Mission. Barbara enjoyed life and was the always the life of the party, never wanting to miss a thing. She truly embraced living and had a wonderful time along the way, surrounded by her very special and dear friends and family. She touched many and will by deeply missed.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Russell, her son, Don, daughter, Carol, and four grandchildren, Eric, Lauren, Claire, and Chelsea
She is also survived by her brothers Phillip and James Davis and sisters Marcie Toomey, Carol Weber, Ellen Schmidt, June Yarbrough, Edith Ruth, and Mary Weil.
A reception following the services will be held at Don and Lisa Fieberg’s home at 24202 Bellerive Circle, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677 949 249-2926
Arrangements are with O’Connor Mortuary Laguna Hills, CA.