Starr Barnette Spalding
90, of Yuba City, CA
Starr Barnette Spalding, 90, of Yuba City, passed away March 4, 2013, in Yuba City, CA. She was born May 14, 1922 in Illinois.
Starr was married 70+ years to the love of her life, Howard. They were married in Hannibal, MO, and moved to California in 1942. There she worked for Marysville Tractor Co. before retiring to raise a family.
Starr was a Pink Lady volunteer for 30+ years at Rideout Hospital, a Camp Fire leader, Inner Wheel member, loved her bridge club, enjoyed their Potluck Group which met monthly for 50+ years, was noted for donating her rare blood monthly and loved the 50 cruises they went on during their marriage. She was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church.
Starr is survived by her husband Howard (Tony); daughters, Robin Vaccaro of Redwood City and Janet Spalding of Yuba City; grandchildren, Sara Ochipinti of Yuba City, and Brandon Vaccaro of Redwood City, and sister, Donna Taylor of Oregon.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Ida Wernowsky Stinnett and sister, Vernalee "Billie" Barnette Howard.
Services were held Friday March 8, 2013.