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Barbara Ortman

March 4, 1948 — May 5, 2024

Barbara Ellen (Ball) Ortman, age 76, a lifelong resident of Columbus, Ohio, died May 5, 2024. A 1966 graduate of Eastmoor High School, she had been employed by Grange Insurance, Ohio State Bank, and Kroger Pharmacy. She was predeceased by her parents, Ann and John Isaac Ball, and her husband of twenty-five years, John L. Ortman, Sr. She will be missed by her sister, Sandra (John Mark) Wilson, her nephew, Thomas (Teresa) Wilson, her grandnephew, Ian, grandnieces, Liana and Anna, as well as numerous friends. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2024, at 12 noon at Green Lawn Cemetery, 1000 Green Lawn Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43207. Arrangements with GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., Columbus, Ohio 43207. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit

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