Obit: Packenham, Barbara A. (1944 - 2019)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Bornhoeft, Brandner, Bucher, Carlson, Packenham, Rogers

----Source: WIGM/WKEB Obituaries (Medford, WI) 1/23/2019

Packenham, Barbara A. (5 FEB 1944 - 20 JAN 2019)

Barbara A. Packenham, 74, of Montello, former Rib Lake resident, passed away Sunday January 20, 2019 at the Montello Care Center.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday January 24, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Rib Lake with Father Otto Bucher officiating. Visitation will take place at Good Shepherd Catholic Church from 10 AM until the time of the service.

Barbara was born February 5, 1944 and lived and worked many years in Milwaukee, WI. She worked for Kalmbach Publishing Company in Waukesha, where she was an editorial assistant. Upon retirement she moved to Stevens Point, where she became a member of St. Steven Catholic Church. Barbara lived in Stevens Point until November, when she moved to Montello. In her free time, Barbara enjoyed reading, crosswords, and puzzles.

She is survived by her Sisters: Nancy Rogers of Brookfield, WI, Mary (Chuck) Bornhoeft of Montello, WI, Brother: Jim Packenham of Rib Lake, WI and Sister-in-Law Mary Packenham of Claire, IL. She is further survived by 14 nieces and nephews, numerous Great, Great-Great nieces and nephews, and friends. She was loved and will be missed.

She is preceded in death by her parents; Emil and Anne (Brandner) Packenham, a brother, Mark Packenham, and one niece, Lynn Carlson.

Memorial donations in honor of Barbara can be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements.

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