Gottenstroetter Funeral Home

Service Schedule and Obituary

Barbara Jeane Sipes

Born: July 15, 1933 - Died: October 11, 2022

Service Schedule


Gottenstroeter Funeral Home - Owensville
Date: October 18, 2022 --- Time: 9-11 a.m.


Gottenstroeter Funeral Home - Owensville
Date: October 18, 2022 --- Time: 11:00 a.m.


Countryside Memorial Gardens

Memorials / Donations

Family's Choice


Barbara Jeane Sipes, 89, of Owensville, Mo., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2022, at Crabapple Village Senior Estates in St. Clair, Mo.

She was born July 15, 1933, to Harry and Edna (Mayo) Roper in Memphis, Tenn.

She was united in marriage to Charles R. Sipes Sr. Dec. 30, 1955, in St. Louis, Mo.

Barbara was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Owensville.  She enjoyed quilting, crocheting and reading.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Edna; husband Charles; granddaughter, Stephanie Moore; siblings, Harry E., William, Ronnie and Shirley Shipley.

She is survived by her children, Charles R. "Randy" Sipes Jr. and wife Nancy of Falcon, Steven Sipes of Owensville and Ronna Sue and William Muschany of Cuba; brother, Willie Shipley and wife Jean of N.C.;  grandchildren, Erin Comte and husband Nathan, Rachel Smith and husband Dillan, Christopher Sipes and husband Nathan Hartman, Stevie Sipes and domestic partner Josh McDaniel, Amber Parks and husband Ryan, Allison Mose, Angela Mose, Trent Kreter, Bryan Lesher and wife Angela, Danietta Franklin and Christopher Franklin and fiancé Emily; 22 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.

Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel with Pastor David Roth officiating.  Burial will be in Countryside Memorial Gardens.

Memorials requested for family's choice.