Barbara D. (Hoffman) Schindler

February 16, 1935 ~ July 20, 2019 (age 84)

Barbara Darlene Schindler, 84, of Napoleon, passed away on  July 20, 2019 at the Genacross Lutheran Home.  
She was born on February 16, 1935 to Harry  and Beatrice (Schlosser) Hoffman.  She retired from Campbell's Soup in Napoleon and was a Beautician.  She was always a Defiance Crescent recipe finalist for several years.  She loved to cook and bake cakes and made too much food for family gatherings.  She loved her family and spending time with them, loved her dogs, and enjoyed her gardens.

Barbara is survived by her loving sons, Gregory (Terri) Leupp, of Angola, IN,  Douglas Leupp, of Marion, Ohio and Jim (Lisa) Arend of Yorktown, VA, and daughters, Dawn Forsythe of Defiance, OH, and, Jean (Harold) Hornish, of Coldwater, MI.  She also leave behind 13 grandchildren, and many great-great children, and as well as a brother, Denver Hoffman of South Columbia, SC. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Carl Arend; a daughter, Susan Kulka;  3 brothers; and 1 sister,
Visitation will be held  at Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, Ohio on Thursday,  July 25, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Funeral services will follow at 1:00 pm at the funeral home with Celebrant Deb Miller officiating.
 Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Breast Cancer, or to the Alzheimer's Association.  Online condolences can be given at

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