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Barbara "Barb" (White) Wols

March 9, 1944 ~ September 25, 2019 (age 75)


Barbara E. “Barb” Wols, age 75, of Norway, passed away Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Morris.


A Memorial Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 5th at St. Columba Church with Reverend Bruno Byomuhangi celebrating.  Visitation will be from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, October 4th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home.


Barb was born March 9, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois to William Byron and Beatrice (Urbanski) White.  She was a loving wife to her husband Jack for fifty four years; caring mother to Daniel (Janet) Wols, Matthew (Amy) Wols, Heather (Ronald) Snedic and Jonathan (Heather) Wols.  Barb was the proud grandmother of Kayla, Lexi, Livi and Jenna Wols; Lauren and Zach Wols; Jake and Nate Snedic; Clare and Lily Wols.  She also leaves a brother, William B. White, Jr.  Barb was preceded in death by her parents.


Barb was an active participant at St. Columba Parish in Ottawa, Illinois and St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Pompano Beach, Florida.  She was quite an accomplished woodworker.  Barb was an extraordinary role model to her children and grandchildren.  She dearly loved to plan and provide family events at her home in Norway.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Mayo Clinic or the St. Vincent DePaul Society

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October 4, 2019

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gladfelter - Roetker Funeral Home
1601 East Norris Drive
Ottawa, Illinois 61350

Memorial Mass
October 5, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Columba Church
122 West Washington Street
Ottawa, Illinois 61350


Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW, Rochester MN 55905

St. Vincent de Paul Society
58 Progress Parkway, Maryland Heights MO 63043

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