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Barbara Persinger

Barbara Myrl Persinger Rock Springs - Barbara Myrl Persinger, 71, of Rock Springs died March 5, 2015 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County after a sudden illness. She was born December 17, 1943 in Rock Springs, the daughter of Andy Mike Tomich and Effie Marie Farmer Tomich. She attended schools in Rock Springs and graduated from Rock Springs High School with the class of 1961. She worked for many years as a private health care provider. She married Gary Wayne Persinger January 4, 1991 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her interests were watching football and The Voice, attending farmers market, playing bingo, Elvis Presley, being a care giver, and spending time with her family. Survivors include her husband Gary Persinger of Rock Springs; children Andrew Tolar, Michele Tolar, Renee Muniz and husband Donald, Rich Tolar and wife Rena, and Josh Tolar; step-children Debbie Persinger, Gary Persinger Jr., Christy Marquez, Julie Erickson and husband Tim, and Johnny Persinger; sisters Susan Sweets and husband Mark, Linda McMurry and husband Ron; brother-in-law James Ditton; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents Andrew and Effie Tomich; brother Jimmy Tomich; sisters Rosemary Ditton and Terry Freeze; nephew James Ditton. Cremation will take place a Fox Crematory, Rock Springs. Memorial services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Fox Funeral Home, 2800 Commercial Way, Rock Springs. Rev. Glen Szczechowski will officiate. Inurnment will follow in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery, Rock Springs.

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Aunt Barbie ~ We sure are gonna miss you bunches. Thanks for being there for me when mom passed. I appreciated all those phone calls. You will always hold a place in our hearts. Give Mom, Rosie and Jimmy a hug for us. Time for sum much deserved rest. Love ya, Jr and Donovan Williams.

Jr and Donovan Williams Mar 10 2015 2:12 PM

Comfort and prayers for your loss. I didn't know Barbie well but always heard nice things about her. Her Dad was my Daddy Joe's younger brother. God grant you all peace. Carolyn Tomich Douglas

Carolyn Tomich Douglas Mar 8 2015 12:36 PM

I am sorry for your loss. Barb and I spent a lot of time together. I will never forget our friendship. We didn't see each other the last 30 years but I will never forget our times together. We will be together in the future Barb. God Bless you.

Monetta Parr Mar 8 2015 12:36 PM

We are so sorry for your loss of Barbara. I am so glad we got to see her at Uncle Carl's service. I know she will be greatly missed. Our condolences to all the family. Our prayers and love are with all the family.

Dorothy & Jack Huard Mar 8 2015 12:36 PM

My Deepest Sympathy for your loss. What a shock it was to hear of cousin Barbies passing. May your memories of her keep a smile on your face and may God give you the courage to go on. I pray God will bless you with the peace only He can give and set your hearts at ease. Even as a small child, the sparkle in her eyes and that sweet smile has always stayed with me. God Be with you Always Love and Prayers

Patricia (Patti) Lovrien Mar 8 2015 12:36 PM

Ms. Barbie ... I spent almost as much time at your house growing up as I did my own. And, because so did all your children's friends, you always had a house over-flowing with kids - and never once do I remember you being impatient or short with any of us. I will miss your sweet smile, and the kind word you always had for everyone, every time. I know that Elvis was there waiting for you, to greet his biggest fan. And I know that you will watch over all your family from above. Godspeed.

Shanna Newton Mar 7 2015 11:56 AM

I am so sorry for your loss of Barbara . We were school mates , plus Our Parents were great Friends when they lived in Quealy . I have a lot of neat memories of Barb . Hope she is R.I.P. she was a great Lady & will be missed . Prayers sent to you all in your time of Sorrow .

Jackie Lee Slagowski Mar 7 2015 11:56 AM