She was born April 6, 1938 to John and Julia Bordwell in Pasco, WA.
Barb was one of ten children.
She grew up with eight brothers and one sister, her sister, Judy, brothers, John, Tim, Jim, Dan, Dick, Bill, Mike and Don Bordwell.
She graduated high school from Holy Names Academy in 1956.
She married her high school sweetheart, Henry G. Sexsmith on Sept. 15, 1956.
They moved from the Spokane area in 1965 to Centralia, WA., where they raised eight children, Mary Ann, Tim, Tom, Bill, Julia, Ron, Randy and John Sexsmith.
She had 19 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and one more on the way.
Having family dinners and being around all her grandchildren was the joy of her life.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry in 2009; son, Ron in 1998; brothers, John, Dan, Bill Bordwell; and sister, Judy Tuss.
Barbara requested no memorial or funeral services she wanted a family day in remembrance of her.
Please come join us at her home in Centralia, WA at 314 Hemlock St., on June 22, 2013.
We are having a BBQ potluck lunch from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome!