Barbara L. Goubeaux age 94, of Versailles passed away at 10:10 AM on Sunday, February 14, 2021, at her home after a lengthy illness.
Barbara was born May 23, 1926, in Frenchtown, to the late Joseph P. & Margaret (DeMange) Schieltz and daughter-in-law to the late Edward & Emma (Grillot) Goubeaux. In addition to her parents, Barbara was also preceded in death by a son, Doug Goubeaux; son-in-law, Lloyd Turner Jr.; siblings, Rita (Schieltz) Grogean, Ruth (Schieltz) Grogean Kahlig, Edward Schieltz and Virginia Schieltz in infancy; brothers-in-law, Cyril Grogean, Virl Grogean, Al Schulze, Jim Enneking, Ambrose Goubeaux, Lowell Goubeaux and Cecil Goubeaux; sisters-in-law, Matilda (Grogean) Schieltz, Lee (Hansen) Goubeaux, Virginia (Larger) Goubeaux, Mary Lou (Goubeaux) Schulze and Joan (Kucko) Goubeaux.
Barbara is survived by her husband of 70 years, Marvin E. Goubeaux whom she married June 8, 1950; children, Jan Turner of Versailles, Cindy (Goettemoeller) Goubeaux Geise of Coldwater, Kevin & Cheryl (Hehr) Goubeaux of Russia, Mark & Kimberly (Bakota) Goubeaux of Springboro and Melissa & Kaelin Turner of North Carolina; grandchildren, Jason & Jill Turner, Jeremy & Ariana Turner, Jared & Kylie Turner, Jessica & Bryan Eyink, Danielle & Vince Stinnett, Justin & Nicole Goubeaux, Larissa Goubeaux, Matthew & Jenna Goubeaux, Tyler Goubeaux, Erica Goubeaux, Craig & Michaela Goubeaux, Chad Goubeaux and Ayden Turner; great-grandchildren, Emerson Turner, Samuel Turner, Liam Turner, Grant Turner, Henry Turner, Caroline Turner, Lauren Turner, Camille Turner, Brennin Eyink, Connor Eyink, Bailee Eyink, Easton Eyink, Kinslee Eyink, Cohen Eyink, Parker Goubeaux, Owen Goubeaux, Natalie Goubeaux, Alexis Goubeaux, Lillian Goubeaux and 2 expected; sisters-in-law, Virginia (Gasson) Goubeaux of Versailles and Carolyn (Goubeaux) Enneking of Minster; brother-in-law, Dale Goubeaux of Tallmadge; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Barbara was a homemaker. She was an excellent cook, baker, avid daily walker, loved caring for her flowers and playing cards. She was a faithful member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles who attended Mass daily. She was an active member of the Daughters of Isabella in which she held various offices.
A public Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, February 19, 2021 at St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles with Rev. Fr. Jim Simons celebrant. Streaming of the Mass can be found on Zechar Bailey Funeral Homes Facebook page. Burial will follow in St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles. A private visitation will be held. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care or Darke County Right to Life. A special thank you to the many caregivers who so lovingly provided care during Barbara’s journey to heaven. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com.