SOMERTON, Ariz. — Barbara Hillman Gafner, 75, died on July 15, 2012, in Somerton, Ariz.
She was a retired flight instructor.
She married Bob Gafner in July 1955. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, camping, boating, traveling and flying. She flew the coop in 1971 to pursue her flying career.
Barbara was preceded in death by her mother, Bessie K.; brother, Fred; and sister, Elizabeth.
Barbara is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Buba Jeane (Dennis) Nanninga, Denise (Ben) Mendoza, Cathryn (Don) Dickerson; grandsons, Caleb and Wesley Mendoza; sisters, Gloria and Connie; and brother, Paul.
A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1 at noon at 2905 Via Vista Way in Templeton.
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