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Barbara K. Cloud

Thursday October 14, 2021

Barbara Cloud, 99, of Gary, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021.  She is survived by her beloved children: Ramon (Kim) Cloud, and Diane Alexander; cherished grandchildren: John (Jina) Cloud, Lee (Misty) Cloud, Jade (Brandon) Case, Lynn (Julius) Fritz, Bill Alexander, Curtis (Kristie) Alexander, and Laura Alexander; 18 treasured great grand children and 19 precious great-great grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her parents: Harry and Ina Ray; her dear husband, Robert “Bud” Cloud; daughter, Marie Newstrom; son-in-law, William Alexander; grandchildren: Chrisa Alexander and Caron Mc Cloud; and sister, Annalee Chrisman.

Barbara was a long time resident of the Region, and a member of Black Oak Baptist Church for over 65 years.  She worked in the power plant at Inland Steel for nearly 20 years and was also a substitute teacher. Barb loved to spend time with her husband fishing in Alma, Wisconsin and vacationed there for over 50 years. She loved to keep busy and was very active in her Church, singing in the choir and performing solos. She also enjoyed bowling, making candy, baking, canning and spending time with her family, especially her husband Bud. She loved clothes and fashion, but more than anything else, she loved being a wife, mom and grandma.  She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.


Tuesday October 19, 2021
4:00 PM- 8:00 PM
Calumet Park Funeral Chapel

7535 Taft St., Merrillville, IN 46410 VIEW MAP

T 219-736-5840
F 219-685-5128


Wednesday October 20, 2021
11:00 AM
Black Oak Baptist Church

6502 W 25th Ave. Gary, IN 46406