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Barbara Ann Lehmkuhl

May 3, 1937 December 29, 2020
Barbara Ann Lehmkuhl
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Obituary for Barbara Ann Lehmkuhl

Barbara Ann Lehmkuhl, age 83, died on Tuesday, December 29th at Friendly Village Nursing Home in Rhinelander, WI; after along and courageous battle with illness.
Barb was born May 3, 1937 in Milwaukee, WI the daughter of George and Madeline Pabelick. She attended Holy Angels High School, where she was in a group called the mighty nine. A blind date with Paul in 1955 who had just returned from his service in the Army overseas, led to their marriage in 1957. Together they had 5 children, after the youngest started school, so did Barb at MATC to become an RN. Her career started at Milwaukee Veteran’s Hospital.
In 1979 their dream of living in a log home on a lake became a reality in Manitowish Waters, WI. Barb then became an RN at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rhinelander, where she cared for many with compassion until her retirement. While she worked, Paul and the kids built log home.
Barb had a passion for walking, traveling, family and reading. Barb was a volunteer at the Manitowish Waters Library and was a member of the book club.
Barb is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Paul Lehmkuhl, 3 of her children; David (Cheryl), Paula and Stephen (Susan) and by 18 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren, a loving uncle Barney Brumm, cousins, many nieces and nephews and long time friends Ursula and Joe McCarthy, as well as 5 of the “Mighty 9”. Barb was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sons Christopher and R. Scott and also a brother Tom (Judy).
Please join the Lehmkuhl family for Celebration of Life for Barbara and Celebration of Love for Paul and Barbara on Saturday, September 25th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Nimsgern Funeral Home Chapel in Woodruff, WI.
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11:00 AM 9/25/2021 11:00:00 AM - 3:00 PM 9/25/2021 3:00:00 PM
Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service

1025 Margaret Street
Woodruff, WI 54568

Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Service
1025 Margaret Street Woodruff 54568 WI
United States

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