Barbara (Halbert) Rocha, the daughter of Lewis and Rosell (James) Halbert, was born February 29, 1944, in Red Oak, Iowa. She attended Red Oak High School, Red Oak.
In 1990, Barbara was united in marriage to William Rocha in Iowa. William passed away in July 2017. Barbara moved to Fairfax, Missouri, in 2010 where she lived to the present time.
In 1980, Barbara was employed by Glenwood School District, Glenwood, Iowa, as a personal aide. She loved and cared for mentally challenged adults. She retired in 2007.
Barbara passed away, Monday, November 9, 2020, at Community Hospital-Fairfax, Fairfax, at the age of 76.
Besides her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by sister, Rose Marie Smith. Survivors include children, Traci Reid, Omaha, Nebraska, and Todd Green, Omaha; grandchildren, Danielle Rocha, Omaha, and Damon (Leah) Ransom, Omaha; great-granddaughter, Raiven Ransom, Omaha; and numerous nieces and nephews.
There are no memorial services or visitation. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Memorials may be directed to the Barbara Rocha Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port, Missouri.