Sylvia R. Barber
Sylvia R. Barber, 87, of Van
Dyne, went to her final resting place on Sunday, December 18, 2016.
She was born on April 21,
1929, in Fond du Lac, a daughter of John and Margaret Mueller Seurer. She was a graduate of Fond du Lac Senior High
School, Class of 1947.
She worked in offices in
Milwaukee and Fond du Lac until she met Rolland L. Barber, whom she married on
July 23, 1949. He preceded her in death
on April 19, 2008.
Over the years, she belonged
to a few organizations, a past trustee of National Mutual Benefit Fraternal
Order #695, secretary/trustee on the Silver and Gold Club Board of Directors
for Marine Credit Union, the Rusty Rails Group, and the Merry Merganser and the
Golden Years Club.
The major part of her life
was dedicated to being a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother,
great-grandmother, and great-great grandmother.
She enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, making ornaments, reading and
She is survived by eight
children: Ronald (Theresa) Barber, Gary
(Jackie) Barber, Kathleen Kimpel, Bruce Barber, Sharon (Daniel) Vande Slunt,
Mark (Sandy) Barber, John Barber, and Russell Barber; 28 dear grandchildren; 28
darling great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law,
Bev Fredricks; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; her husband, Rolland; a sister, Margaret (Gib) Stephany; a
brother, Franklin (Audrey) Seuer; a son-in-law, Carl Kimpel; a
great-grandchild, Michael Amara; and nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: The visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory,
31 East Division Street, Fond du Lac, and from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Thursday,
December 22, 2016, at Sacred Heart Church of Holy Family Parish, 232 South
Peters Avenue, Fond du Lac.
SERVICE: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated
at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at Sacred Heart Church of Holy Family Parish.
Burial will be in Rienzi
Kurki-Mach Funeral Chapel
& Crematory is serving the family, www.kurkimachfuneralchapel.com. 920-921-4420