Barbara Ann Oberlander

July 20, 1935 ‒ October 11, 2019

Marengo, Ohio

Barbara Ann (Zimmerman) Oberlander, age 84 of Marengo, Ohio, went to be with her Lord on Friday, October 11, 2019.  Barbara was born in Lima, Ohio on July 20, 1935 and adopted by Rev. Lester Zimmerman and Ethel (Henderson) Zimmerman.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and her loving husband Lowell Eldon Oberlander to whom she was married for 42 years.  Barbara will be remembered by her three children, Gregg (Karen) Oberlander, Gina (Dan) Raley, Glenda (Mike) Reynard, her ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

Barbara and Lowell spent many years as Ministers of Music at Westerville Nazarene Church and Warren Avenue Nazarene Church in Columbus.  They also attended Church of the Good Shepard United Methodist Church for many years prior to Lowell’s passing in 1998.

In their retirement years, Barbara and Lowell traveled the United States on mission trips with the RV group, the Nomads.

Barbara will be laid to rest at Lowell’s side at Iberia Cemetery in Iberia, Ohio on Thursday, October 17, 2019.

  • Our condolences on the passing of your mother. Prayers and thoughts for the family. We are here if you need anything, just ask.
    Loren and Gwen

  • Condolences to the family. Very sorry to hear about your loss.
    May the memories held deep within your hearts help soothe your spirits at this difficult time.
    Please let us know if you need anything.
    Thoughts, prayers and love.
    Love, Ron & Cheryl

  • I knew your mom so well from Bennington Glen. She was such a sweet and thoughtful person. She loved coming to Activities. She will be so missed. Prayers for the family.