020619_obt_rassbach_barbara

Barbara Rassbach

Barb Rassbach of Menomonie passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at the age of 72. She was in her home surrounded by her family and loved ones.

Barbara Ann Weber was born on January 12, 1947 in Elmwood, WI to Philip and Margaret (Weisenbeck) Weber. She grew up on the family farm and graduated from Elmwood High School.

On September 17, 1966 Barb married the love of her life Kelly Rassbach. Barb and Kelly loved traveling and new adventures. They spent their winters in Puerto Vallarta and loved their summer family trips to Canada. When they weren’t traveling Barb enjoyed reading, gardening, playing cards, and spending time with family. These last few years she cherished simple time sitting in her chair, holding her husband’s hand, and watching the wildlife and river through her living room window.

Barb is survived by her husband Kelly; Three children: Becky (Jason) Truax, John (Michelle) Rassbach, Stephanie (Kurt) Kazmarek; Twelve grandchildren: Jacob (Jacci), Katelyn (Matt), Amber (Ben), Trevor, Allyson (Derek), Nicole, Madison, Mikayla, Jason, Becca, Kaleb, and Kody; Seven great-grandchildren: Jordan, Joslyn, Aubrey, Addie, Jonah, Scarlett and Henley; Siblings Joyce (Lester) Hines, Mary Webb, Margie (Jim) Carter, Tom (Sharon) Weber, Leon Weber and Dave (Christine) Weber; Sister-in-laws Myrna Weber, Jane Weber, Marlene Weber, Margie Stroud, Dianne (Dean) Hussey; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Barb is preceded in death by her parents; Brothers: Phil, Delbert, Pat, Dan and Roger; Sisters: Elaine Thompson and Carol Wittig. Sisters-in-law: Elaine and Shirley; Brothers-in-law: Lon Thompson, Jack Wittig and Morse Webb.

Special thank you to the nurses, doctors, and staff at the Mayo Cancer Center, Menomonie Outpatient and Mayo Clinic Home Health and Hospice for the amazing care they provided.

A Gathering in Barbara’s memory will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie.

Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the Dunn County Humane Society in Barb’s memory.

To share a memory, please visit obituaries at www.olsonfuneral.com