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Wednesday, June, 15, 2011


TAMPICO - Sandra J. "Meme" LeBarron, 63, of Tampico, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at her home. She worked as an emergency medical technician for Mercy Medical Center North, Clinton, Iowa, and Morrison Community Hospital; and with Conservation Wildlife Rehabilitation for many years.

Sandra was born July 14, 1947, in Sterling, the daughter of Ralph P. and Esther M. (Dean) Nornhold. She graduated in 1964 from Rock Falls High School. She married Jesse C. LeBarron on Oct. 23, 1965, in Sterling. She enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren, especially playing kickball with them. She also was a NASCAR fan.

Survivors include her husband, Jesse LeBarron of Tampico; one daughter, Lynetta Rourke of Sterling, two sons, Clinton (Pam) LeBarron and James (Jennifer Meiners) LeBarron, both of Rock Falls; eight grandchildren, Derik LeBarron, Justin LeBarron, Kayli LeBarron, Brendon LeBarron, Michaela LeBarron, Austin Meiners, Angelica LeBarron and Cordell Rourke; and one sister, Gladys (Leroy) Grooms, and one brother, Monte (Doris) Nornhold, both of Rock Falls.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two children, Jesse Clinton and Jessie Renee LeBarron, both in infancy.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at McDonald Funeral Home,, Rock Falls. The funeral will be at 10 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home, with the Rev.Scott Porter officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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