Barbara Janet Filson

May 31, 1934 ~ August 28, 2019 (age 85)


Barbara Janet Filson age 85, of Birmingham passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, IA.

Visitation for family & friends will be 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Monday, September 2, 2019, at Birmingham United Methodist Church.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at Birmingham United Methodist Church with Pastor Mary Hart and Pastor  Larry Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, IA. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UMC Women’s Rebecca Circle or Donor’s Choice.  Cards and memorials may be mailed to: Van Filson, PO Box 52, Birmingham, Iowa 52535.

Barb was born May 31, 1934 in Fairfield, IA to Charles and Lottie (Turnbull) Steele.  She married Van Edward Filson February 2, 1967 at First United Methodist Church in Fairfield.

Barb was a homemaker and for three years she worked outside the home as a cosmetologist.  She was a member of the Rebecca Circle of United Methodist Church in Birmingham and Fairfield Heritage Club.

She will be missed by her husband of 52 years, Van Filson of Birmingham; one sister, Pauline Reeder of Fairfield; and nieces and nephews.

Barb was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Lottie Steele; three sisters, Helen Teeter, Maxine Gittler and Ila Mae Bittle; two nephews, Don Pottorff and Sanford Bittle.




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September 2, 2019

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Birmingham United Methodist Church
150 East Cheshire Street
Birmingham, IA 52535

Funeral Service
September 3, 2019

10:30 AM
Birmingham United Methodist Church
150 East Cheshire Street
Birmingham, IA 52535

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