Barbara M. Houlberg

August 31, 1942July 27, 2022
Obituary of Barbara M. Houlberg
Barbara Mabery Houlberg, 79, passed away July 27, 2022 in Umatilla, FL. She was born August 31, 1942 in Bristol, PA. Raised on a farm in PA, Barbara moved to Eustis, FL with her family in 1956, and graduated Eustis High School in 1960 She attended Central Florida Junior College in Ocala Fl and graduated with an Associate's Degree in 1962. She worked as a political secretary, legal secretary, and bank teller. She played Violin and French Horn. In 1967 she married the love of her life, Peter A Houlberg, in a small ceremony in Jacksonville, FL. She embarked on an adventure as a military wife, living in NC while Pete was in Vietnam, returning to Lake County after his discharge from the Army. Back in Lake County they opened their own business, Houlberg's Used Trucks and Parts, which eventually evolved into Houlberg's RV. Barbara was an active member in the community, attending city commission meetings and working on the PTA at Faith Lutheran School, Eustis FL. Barbara is survived by her daughter, Victoria E Houlberg; her step-sons William H Houlberg and Niels H Houlberg; her sister Elaine Schwerthoffer; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and beloved nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held in Eustis, FL at the Eustis Community Center 601 Northshore Dr., Eustis FL 32726, on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from 6:00pm - 9:00 pm ...her 80th birthday. We will remember and celebrate Barb and all the beautiful moments we shared with her. All who knew her are warmly invited to attend!!

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