Barbara Hubbard

02/06/1932 — 12/12/2023

From Pasco, WA | Born in Baker City, OR

Watch Service

Celebration of Life

Fri, February 2, 2024, 4:00 pm
Fri, February 2, 2024, 5:00 pm
Events at Sunset
915 Bypass Highway

Richland, WA 99352

Barbara Hubbard

Barbara Kirk Hubbard (Barbara Jean Kirk), 91, passed away on December 12, 2023, in Pasco, WA. Barbara was born on February 6, 1932, in Baker City, OR, to Sherman T Kirk and Alta (Roe) Kirk. Barbara graduated from Payette High School, in Payette, Idaho in 1950 as class Salutatorian. She went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts from College of Idaho in Caldwell Idaho, and a Masters of Russian and Far Eastern History from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington (Go Huskies)!  She traveled to Russia in the early 1970’s as a student when the Iron Curtain was still in place during the Cold War. Barbara married Vaughn Hubbard the love of her life on July 8th, 1977.

Barbara was best known for her love of history, reading, managing the Hubbard Law Office in Waitsburg, WA, and her help in raising her step grandchildren Emily, Miles, and Henry Hubbard. She loved them like her own.

Barbara is survived by her Sister Kathryn K. Kirk and her Nieces and Nephews who she treated as her own children. Barbara Winter (Randy), S. Douglas Kirk (Carolyn), Todd Kirk (Karen), Kim Iverson (William), Bradley Patton (Sandi), Lisabeth Huston (Craig), Lynda Edmundson (Thomas), Richard Garman (Sandy) Bruce Garman (Teresa) Mont Garman (Amy), Nannette Needs (Melvin), Debbie Wells (Greg).

Barbara is preceded in death by her Parents, Sherman and Alta (Roe) Kirk, her brother S. Duane Kirk and her sister Janice (Kirk) Garman.

The service for Barbara Hubbard will be held on Friday February 2nd, at 4:00 PM at the Event Center at Einan’s Sunset Gardens in Richland Washington.

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  • In loving memory of a dear aunt, may you rest in peace Aunt Barbara.

    Nannette & Melvin Needs
    February 2, 2024
  • Rest in peace Barbara, you were always so kind to us.

    Carrie Bronson
    February 2, 2024
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