Barbara Jean Kirk, age 67, of Peever, SD journeyed to the Spirit World on Saturday, August 3, 2019.
She was born in Sisseton, SD on January 5, 1952 the daughter of Percy Kirk Sr. and Marcellaine Renville.
Adoptive parents Richard and Margaret Hawkins in Sioux Falls, SD.
She graduated from Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, SD in 1969. On August 9, 1969 she married R.K. Wakeman Jr. and they were blessed with three children. She then married Arnold Renville Jr. on December 31, 1984.
Barbara was highly educated, she obtained her Associates of Applied Science in 2006, her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in 2009 and her Master’s Degree in Arts in 2011. With these degrees she held numerous jobs. She enjoyed doing crafts and traveling. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and family.
Survived by her children Marcellaine Jones, Michael Wakeman, Sondra “Annie” Wakeman; adopted children Kaitlyn Wakeman and Rose Kirk; ten grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; sisters Betty Kirk, Eleanor Kirk, Margaret Bourelle and Sandra Redday; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents; grandson Kenneth Bursheim III; five brothers and four sisters.
Funeral services for Barbara Kirk will be held Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 1 PM at Eagle’s Wings Baptist Church in Old Agency Village, SD. Jerome Renville will officiate. Music provided by Butch Felix, Billy Kohl and the Dakota Hymnal Singers.
Wake service will be held Thursday, August 8 from 7-10 PM at the SWO Community Center; all-night wake will be held Friday, August 9 beginning at 7 PM at the Community Center.
Honorary casket bearers are all her nieces and nephews.
Casket bearers are Mark Thompson, Richard Huff, Wayne German Jr. “Sample’s”, Terry Friemel, Richard Bird, Ronald Kirk, Dustin Kirk, Floyd Kirk Jr., Kenneth Fleury, and Jessie Hanson.
Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN served the family.