|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1938|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 2009|
SPRINGFIELD - Barbara J. Gansbauer, 70, of Springfield died at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Memorial Medical Center.
Barbara was born on August 5, 1938, in New Berlin, the daughter of Earl and Augusta Berndt Lewis. She married Daniel Robert Gansbauer; he preceded her in death in 2007.
Barbara was a graduate of Lanphier High School. She was employed as a service desk clerk at Kmart and had previously worked at Martin's tavern. She loved NASCAR and spending time with her family.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; an infant daughter; three sisters; and two brothers.
She is survived by three sons, Robert (fiancee, Madonna) Gansbauer, Thomas Gansbauer and Jerry Gansbauer, all of Springfield; two daughters, Patty Jo (husband, Robert) Gillespie and Carol Phillips, both of Springfield; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, James and Loran Lewis; a sister, Ruth Jones; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, 2009, at McCullough-Delaney & Butler Funeral Home, 714 E. Gibson St., New Berlin. A funeral ceremony will be held at 10:00 on Monday, March 23, 2009, at McCullough-Delaney & Butler Funeral Home, with Pastor Jon Berg officiating.
Burial will follow in Wood Wreath Cemetery, in Island Grove Township, near New Berlin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League, 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield, IL 62702-1766.
Please visit Barbara's online obituary at www.butlerfuneralhomes.com to leave your condolences.
Published in The State Journal-Register on 3/21/2009
Wood Wreath Cemetery
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Mar 21, 2009
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