Barbara Jean McGrath

Barbara Jean McGrath, 53, of Fond du Lac passed away peacefully on Saturday, August 10, 2013 at the St. Agnes Hospice Home of Hope. A remarkable wife, mother, sister, daughter, aunt, friend and woman has left this world prematurely. Barb’s spirited and endearing personality, contagious smile, love, and kindness has created an abundance of wonderful and lasting memories. Barbie will be remembered for her “full of life” energy and fun-loving nature, her sense of humor, openness and honesty, cooking and baking expertise, and her love of music and dancing.

Barb was born Barbara Jean May, to parents Tony and Jean May, on December 7th, 1959 and grew up in St. Peter, Wisconsin. Barb married Kerry McGrath on June 18th, 1982 in Fond du Lac, and they have two children. She was part of the team at the dental practice of Dr. Kathleen Doyle-Kelly.

Surviving members of her family are her father Tony, her husband Kerry of Fond du Lac, daughter Megan McGrath of Chicago, son Kyle McGrath of Milwaukee her brothers Dan and Don, sisters Judy, Mary, Pat, Sandra, and Chris.

Preceding her in death were her mother Jean, and brother David. 

Visitation: Family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division St., Fond du Lac, from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.  There will also be visitation Friday August 16, 2013 at Holy Family Church, 271 4th Street Way, Fond du Lac from 9:30 to 10:45 AM.

Service: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Church.

A memorial has been established in Barb’s name.

Zacherl Funeral Home is serving the family.