In Memory of

Cynthia S. Barker

July 31, 1961 - June 15, 2020
From: Sac City, IA

Sac City – Cynthia S. Barker 58, passed away Monday, June 15, 2020 at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center, following her battle with cancer.  Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at the Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City.  Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.

     Cindy is survived by her husband Rob Barker of Coon Rapids; daughter Amanda (Jon) Cates of Rochester, NY; son Jeff Niehaus of Estherville; sisters, Cathy Smith of Knoke, and Christy Fister of Lytton; brother Eugene (Melanie) Cleland of Round Lake, MN; and other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Ron and Sue (Bell) Cleland.

     Cynthia Sue Cleland Barker was born July 31, 1961 at Sac City, Iowa.  She graduated from Lytton High School, with the Class of 1980.  In 1981, she was united in marriage to Steven Niehaus and two children, Amanda and Jeff were born to this union.  The couple later divorced.  In 2005, she married Rob Barker.  Cindy managed convenience stores in the area for most of her life.  She enjoyed riding her motorcycle, gardening, and her dogs.

4:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Wednesday
June 17, 2020
Palmer & Swank Funeral Home
Rockwell City, Iowa


Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 11:36 AM
“You were my friend for most of my school years and one of my bridesmaids. Rest in peace, may God put His arms around your family.”
- Norma Vanest

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 2:12 PM
“Cindy was so great to visit with when I stopped in for coffee. Will miss seeing her. My sincere sympathy to all the family. Marlene Glasnapp”
- Marlene Glasnapp

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 5:54 PM
“I am saddened to hear of Cindy's death. She was very kind and caring during my lowest point in life. Thoughts and prayers to all of her family.”
- Jane (Scharn) Nees

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 1:50 PM
“To my best friend, its hard to beleive your gone. I know we didnt get to see each other much the last few years, but I knew where u were when I needed u! I will miss u deeply, but will always have u in my heart, we shared many memories together and I will treasure them and laugh about the funny things we did. I love u Cindy, they say its beautiful in heaven, enjoy your family up there, Im sure you have all missed each other. Jeff, Amanda, Im so sorry, many hugs and our deepest sympathies to u and your family. β™₯️”
- Shelly Teague

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 7:49 AM
“My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in this difficult time of need. I enjoyed seeing her smile when I walked in the door. Fly high with the angels. God needed you.”
- Jessica Anderson

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 7:06 AM
“I enjoyed working at the nursing home with Cindy and her mom Sue for many years. My prayers are for the family.”
- Shelly Quail

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 7:06 AM
“Sorry to hear about Cindy.”
- Traci Porter

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 7:06 AM
“Rest In Peace young lady Rest In Peace”
- Charlie β€œtuna” Schnirring

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 7:06 AM
“It was always a good day with Cindy bouncing around the store laughing. Rest in peace and prayers to the family. πŸ’””
- Debbie Renee

Monday, June 15, 2020 at 7:15 PM
“Bill & I always enjoyed visiting with Cindy. She will be missed!! Sympathy & prayers to her family!!”
- Jan Engler

Monday, June 15, 2020 at 7:14 PM
“My thoughts and prayers. Cindy was a wonderful woman. ”
- Theresa Knowles

Monday, June 15, 2020 at 6:41 PM
“So very sorry for your loss!! Thoughts and prayers to all!! She was a class mate!! Always love talking with her! ”
- Annette Blessington

Monday, June 15, 2020 at 6:13 PM
“My deepest sympathies. Always enjoyed visiting with Cindy.”
- JoAnn Ellerbrock

Monday, June 15, 2020 at 4:33 PM
“I am so sorry for your loss . She was my cousin and my friend and she will be missed . My thoughts and prayers are with all of you and just know she is in a better place . I love all of you πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™πŸ˜˜πŸ₯°”
- Susan Scarborough

Monday, June 15, 2020 at 4:33 PM
“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
- Sandy Mohn

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