September 22, 1961 ~ August 18, 2020 (age 58)


Barbara Janavisa Hoekema, 58, died on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at her home in Troy of natural causes.  She was born on September 22, 1961 at Long Beach, California to Wilbur E. and Tenaj Farnworth.  She graduated from Wood River Valley High School in Hailey, Idaho.

Barbara married Russell Peak and they later divorced.  She married Dwayne Hoekema on March 11, 2007 at Moscow, Idaho. She worked for a number of years at Achievements, Inc. in Libby.

Our beloved Barbara has been called home to her eternal family.  Think not of her in sorrow, instead rejoice in the love she so willingly gave all.  She leaves us with her gift of values and compassion for the next generation to follow.   She will always be in our hearts and we send with her our gratitude and honor of being a small part of her journey here.  Goodbye, for now, our love.

She was preceded in death by her father Wilbur Eugene Farnworth, a son Craig Farnworth, grandson Ryker Peak and her maternal grandparents Arzy and Dorathy Lance and Wilbur Glen Farnworth.

Survivors include her husband Dwayne Hoekema, Troy; parents Tenaj and Ron Shank, Libby; son Ronald Peak, Las Vegas, NV; grandmother Alice Farnworth; a brother Neal Farnworth and numerous grandchildren. 

Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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