Barbara A. (Forke) Witcofski, 80 years of age, of York passed away Saturday, January 27, 2024 at Bryan Medical Center East in Lincoln. She was born on August 7, 1943 in Fort Riley, Kansas to Richard and Sophia (Short) Forke. Barb graduated from high school in Wymore in 1961. She married James Witcofski in Wymore on August 27, 1961. Barb lived and worked several places before moving to York in 1994 and retiring in 1997 as a secretary at York Manufacturing. She enjoyed gambling, scratch tickets and visiting with family and friends. 

Barb is survived by her husband, James; daughter, Rhonda Sunderman and husband Chad of Omaha; sons, Roger Witcofski and wife Kellie of Gering, Ryan Witcofski and wife Erin of South Chicago, Illinois; 6 grandchildren; and 2 sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Leo Witcofski; and 1 sister.

Graveside inurnment will be held at 1 PM Monday, February 12, 2024 in the Blue Springs Cemetery north of Blue Springs with Pastor David Bigley officiating. There will be no visitation. Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice. Condolences may be left online at Harman-Wright Mortuary & Crematory in Beatrice in charge of arrangements.