Barba F. Manthey

June 5, 1930 – Feb.23, 2014

Barba F. Manthey (nee Kuhnau) of Waukesha died peacefully at AngelsGrace Hospice with her family on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at age 83.

She was the loving mother of Pamela Finch Higbee (late Glenn) and Terry (Beverly) Manthey; grandmother of Justin (Aradine) Finch, Jeremy (Christy) Finch and Angelle Manthey; great-grandmother of Tiayluccia, Atraya, Xolan, Cole and Mason Finch; sister of Karla Amys; and sister-in-law of Delores Emslie.

She was preceded in death by her husband, “Don” Clarence and parents, Leonard and Myrtle Kuhnau.

A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, March 22, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha, from 10 AM to 11:45 AM, with a memorial service at 12:00 PM. Private entombment will be at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha.

Barba enjoyed family, shopping, lunch and cards with her friends friends, going to the casino, travel in Terry’s RV, staying at the lake by Pam’s, trips to Florida and crocheting those beautiful baby blankets. Her smile, strength and love will be with us always.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.