Barbara D. Lindsay, 73, of Alton, passed away at 7:52 p.m. EDT Thursday, March 26, 2015, at JFK Medical Center, Atlantis, Fla.
She was born on Sept. 14, 1941, in Alton, the daughter of Ralph and Virginia (Ehlers) Dempster.
Barbara married Thomas R. Garvey on Oct. 19, 1962, in Edwardsville and he preceded her in death on Oct. 19, 2000. She married Donald E. Lindsay I on Aug. 28, 2004, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton. He survives.
She was a devoted member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and a huge St. Louis Cardinal and St. Louis Rams fan. She was also a member of the Retired Legal Secretaries Organization.
She will be missed by her husband, Donald Lindsay I, of Alton; her daughter and son-in-law, Sue Ellen and Scott Boschert of Godfrey; two sons and daughters-in-law, Don and Karen Lindsay of Alton and Todd and Julie Lindsay of Bethalto; a daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Ricky Helmkamp of Bethalto; and seven grandchildren, Seth and Sydney Boschert, Elizabeth and Ellen Lindsay, Lauren Lindsay, and Jansen and Jaxson Helmkamp.
Visitation and Memorial Mass were Monday, March 30, 2015, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton with Fr. Jim Walther, OMV, celebrant.
Inurnment will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton is in charge of arrangements and online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.