Barbara M. Tridico

February 15, 1930 ‒ May 27, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Barbara M. Tridico, 87, of Oxford, Michigan and a life-long resident of Galion passed away May 27 in Oxford, Michigan.

Born February 15, 1930 in Jackson, California, she was the daughter of the late, Archie Wilson and Roma (Sipes) Engelhorn.

She worked as a realtor and broker in Galion for 40 years for the former Kumm Realty, Fred Barr Realty and lastly HER Realty and was a member of the local and state Board of Realtors and the Women of the Moose in Galion.  Barb was very devoted to her grandchildren and great grandchildren and enjoyed attending their sporting and school events.

She is survived by her daughter Lyn (Bob) Klages of Oxford, Michigan; grandchildren, Dustin (Courtney) Peugeot of Highland Heights, Ohio and Kristin (Craig) Myers of Bloomfield, Hills, Michigan, Debra Klages, Bountifiul Utah and Krag Klages of Pasadena CA; great grandchildren, Gabriel, Sydney, Taylor, Lauren, Kendall and Stella; Daughter-in-law, Judy Tridico of Vidalia, Georgia.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a son, Jackie S. Tridico: a brother, Jack Wilson and stepfather, John Engelhorn.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to a memorial service from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 with the service to be held at 2:00 p.m. June 6. Burial will be private in Iberia Cemetery.

It was Barb’s wish that no flowers be sent.  Instead she would like memorial contributions to be made to Relay for Life Count Your Blessings team, of which Lyn is a member or Heart to Heart Hospice of Flint, Michigan.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Barb Tridico, and condolences may be made to them at



  • So sad to hear of Barb’s passing, such a wonderful person, we bought and sold three houses with her assistance. She was truly a Galion treasure. Find us a good spot in heaven Barb ! You will be missed deeply by all those who knew you.
    Our thoughts and prayers to your family.

  • What a beautiful extended family. Your love and support of each other is a tribute to Barb.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with Lyn and her beautiful family. Barb raised a wonderful daughter…my friend Lyn!
    Steve and Linda Murphy

  • I am very sorry for your familiy’s loss. Barb was a wonderful woman that I was blessed to have known for a short while. I will miss her dearly.

  • I am so sorry for the loss of your mother and grandmother. I remember her from when I was little. Our love goes out to your family.

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Barb’s passing.My family knew her for a long time. We lived on 5 th ave & she was on walnut. She was a very sweet person.. She will be missed. To all her family know that each & everyone of you are in my prayers * thoughts.

  • Barb was an amazing person and a great realtor. And no matter how badly she felt, she always had a smile on her face. She was a woman of real faith. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  • Lyn , Bob, Dustin, Kristin and grandkids…Sending our thoughts, prayers and sympathy during these difficult days. I’m so happy we old girlfriends could spend the weekend with you and bring some joy and laughter for you. Love you dear friend.

  • To The Tridico Family,
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers for the passing of Barb.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  • Lyn and family:
    Our sincere condolences for the loss of your mom and our favorite Realtor and friend Barb. She was very much a part of our lives.
    Janice and Marcia Ramsey
    Cape Coral, FL