In Memory

Barbara Dost (Lofton)

Barbara "Barb" Lynn Dost Lofton, 54, of Nevada Iowa passed away WEdnesday, August 19, 2015 at Iowa River Hospice in Marshalltown.  Barb was born August 27, 1960, in Marshalltown, the daughter of Henry and Marie (Benda) Dost.  She graduated from Marsahlltown High School in 1979, and had worked for Story County Hospital in Nevada since 2000.  Growing up Barb being active with the Eye Openers Drum and Bugle Corp. and later helping with the Nevada Middle School Theatre adn b eing involved with A.C.T.O.R.S. in Ames.

Barb is survived by her son, Odie John Lofton and his wife Raven, of Nevada; her Mother, Marie Dost of Marshalltown; her brother and sisters: Frieda Dost of Nevada, Marcia (Gerald) Eilers, of Redfield, Sue Dost of Corpus Christi, TX; Dave Dost of Marshalltown, Cindy (Randy) Swaim of Colombia, SC and Joni Hickman of Toledo; along with 10 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father.

Visitation will be 5-6 p.m. Monday, august 24, at Bacon Funeral HOme in Nevada with memorial service begining at 6 p.m.  A luncheon will follow the srvice, also at the funeral home. Burial of cremated remains will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 25 at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown.  Memorial contributions may be made to Iowa River Hospice in loving memory of Barb.  Bacon Funeral Home in Nevada is handling arrangements.