Barbara L. (Trueblood) Fromelius

December 21, 1939 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 80)


Barbara (Trueblood) Fromelius passed into the loving arms of Jesus, Tuesday evening July 7, 2020.

She was born on December 21, 1939, the daughter of the late Lawrence W. and Aurelia (Zink) Trueblood, just days before Jesus' birthday.

She attended Spencerian College in Louisville, majoring in Business Administration.

Barbara lived her life in God's love and shared his love for 40 years as a Sunday School Teacher at the First Christian Church of Salem.   She worked tirelessly as a Servant Leader across the state of Indiana in many roles.   She was the first recipient of the "Jane Award" in Washington County, a Girl Scout Leader, a Youth Group Leader, a Job's  Daughters Sponsor, CWF President, a Salem Bradie Shrum Tutor, a College care package provider and so many other roles.

She blended a family in November 1969, becoming the mother of 6 kids and the wife of Carl J. Fromelius, with who she had celebrated 50 years of marriage.

She was the loving mother to: Tommy (Jess) Paris, Christie (Glenn) Luckett, Mike (Linda) Fromelius, Robert (Janis) Fromelius, Peter (Val) Fromelius and Julie Maudlin; Loving sister to siblings: Richard (Bonnie) Trueblood and Cheri  Ingram and was blessed with many grandchildren and great grandchildren, which she loved with all she had and was proud to tell everyone about.

Funeral Service: 11:00 am Friday at First Christian Church of Salem followed by interment in Crown Hill Cemetery.
   Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Thursday at Dawalt Funeral Home and after 10 am Friday at the First Christian Church of Salem.

Memorial Contributions to:
Salem Education Foundation
Dollars for Scholars
P.O. Box 214
Salem, Indiana  47167

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July 9, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

July 10, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
First Christian Church of Salem
305 East Walnut Street
Salem, Indiana 47167

Funeral Service
July 10, 2020

11:00 AM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

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