December 20, 1953 - December 21, 2021
Barbara Ann (Rio) Hartlerode, age 68 of Portage, IN passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. She was born on December 20, 1953 in Chicago, IL to Vincent and Maureen (Hillenbrand) Rio. Barbara is survived by her sister, Patricia (Marvin) Jones and her children, Michael (Morgan) Jordan and, Maureen Jordan; four brothers, Thomas Rio, James (Georgeanne) Rio, Robert (Mary) Rio, Vincent (Jennifer) Rio; sister in law, Karen Hartlerode; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce Hartlerode; and her parents. Barbara was a longtime and active member of Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church in Portage and was a true testament of faithfulness in action. People around Barbara admired her wisdom, her faith and her generosity. Barbara took immense pride in being a Godmother. She was a devoted sister and loved to give through acts of service to others. Barbara was a devoted wife and dog-mom (Maggie) and shared a love of the Green Bay Packers with her husband Bruce. Barbara truly was unmatched, unparalleled, second to none, and in a class of her own. Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at 10:00 am at Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church, 2949 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, IN 46368 with Fr. Kevin McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow at Heritage Cemetery, Portage, IN. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368 with rosary service to be held at 7:00 pm. The family requests that masks be worn and that social distancing be observed by all in attendance.
Barbara Ann (Rio) Hartlerode, age 68 of Portage, IN passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. She was born on December 20, 1953 in Chicago, IL to Vincent and Maureen (Hillenbrand) Rio. Barbara is survived by her sister, Patricia (Marvin) Jones... View Obituary & Service Information
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