22-year-old IDOC Parole Agent, Barbara Stanish killed in fatal car accident

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Barbara Stanish Death – Obituary : A 22-year-old Parole Agent, Barbara Stanish from South Bend Parole District in LaPorte County has died.

According to reports, Barbara passed away after getting involved in a fatal car crash on her way to work on Tuesday August 10, 2021.

According to a Facebook post made by Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC), Barbara began her career with the Indiana Department of Correction in 2019 as a correctional officer at Indiana State Prison, after which she became a member of their K-9 team.  She was then transferred to the division of Parole Services in May of 2021, at the South Bend Parole District. She recently graduated from the Parole Academy in July. Barbara worked out of the South Bend office as a parole agent in Elkhart County.

Following the news of her death, she was described as an intelligent young who is strong and amazing.

The cause of the accident has not been made known.

She is survived by her mother, Amy; her family and friends

We pray God to give the bereaved family the grace to bear this irreplaceable loss.