Obituary & Services: Barbara McLin

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Barbara Ann (Oswalt) McLin obit photoBarbara McLin, an 83-year-old former Trenton resident, passed away at 4:25 p.m., Saturday, October 21, 2023, at Belleview Care Center in St. Joseph, MO.

A visitation is scheduled from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at Resthaven Mortuary.  A graveside is scheduled to follow around 11:30 at Princeton Cemetery.  Memorial donations are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.

Barbara Ann McLin was born September 13, 1940, in Princeton, MO to Earl Glen and Pearl Josephine (LaFever) Oswalt.  She graduated from Princeton High School and then worked at Kress Dime Store in Trenton.  On August 29, 1971, she was united in marriage to Bob McLin.  He preceded her in death on April 14, 2012.  Barbara later worked at a flower shop and as a cook at Trenton High School.  She also helped Bob do yardwork around town.  In her spare time, Barbara loved cooking and gardening.

Surviving relatives include her brother Ron Oswalt and wife Teanah of Chillicothe, a sister Kay Cornwell of Kansas City, MO, and many nieces and nephews.

Those preceding her in death include her parents, husband, stepson Steve McLin, brothers Dean and Harold Oswalt, and sisters, Norma Oswalt, Marilyn Hickman, and Ellen Nolan.