Barbara L. Watkins, 76, of Machesney Park, passed away Monday, April 19, 2021. She was born on August 29, 1944 in Fargo, North Dakota to Percy and Constance (Aasness) Tharaldson. She married James Watkins on April 21, 1963 in Fargo, North Dakota.
Survivors include her husband, James Watkins; children, Jamie Watkins, Christopher (Michelle) Watkins and Teresa (Brad) Goff; grandchildren, Jacob, Jordee, Jace, (and their mother, Dawn) Taylor, Logan, Joshua, (and their mother, Michelle) Cory and Makenna; great-grandchildren, Jax and Bayler; sisters, Pat (Vergel), Jean (Wayne) and Nancy (Terry); brother, Steven, Lee and Danny (Tina). Predeceased by her parents, two brothers and one sister.
A celebration of life will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 24, 2021 in Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory, Roscoe Chapel, 11342 Main St., Roscoe, IL 61073.
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