Barbara McDonald

Visitation will be from noon to the time of funeral services at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Crawford Funeral Home for Barbara Ellen (Schaaf) McDonald.

Mrs. McDonald, 74, died June 17 at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home.

She was born November 13, 1945 in Jersey County, the daughter of the late Charles “Fred” and Carol Iona (Taake) Schaaf. She married Robert J. McDonald in 1965; he died in 2018.

She was a Jersey County resident her entire life and was a graduate of Jersey Community High School. She was employed in retail the majority of her life, beginning at A & W Root Beer then on to Roach’s Shoe Store. She became a cashier for many years at Farm & Home and retired as a customer service manager at Wal-Mart in Jerseyville.

Surviving is a son, Robert (Dawn) McDonald of Jerseyville; a daughter; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four sisters, Martha (Duane) Montgomery, Sharon Smith, Janet Price and Paula (Duane) Montgomery; two brothers, Michael Schaaf and Henry Schaaf of Godfrey.

Memorials may be made to the Activity Department at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home or the Parkinson’s Foundation.