Phoebe Barber

Phoebe Barber, 79, formerly of Fond du Lac, currently of Slinger, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at her residence.

She was born Sept. 22, 1926, in Hannah, Okla., the daughter of Art and Marie Wilson Macklam. She married Eugene R. Barber in Fond du Lac and he preceded her in death. She and her husband moved to Allenton in 1962 where they farmed and where he retired from Schlitz Brewery.

Phoebe was a woman of many varied interests, which included gardening, bowling, sewing, painting, Sheepshead, bingo, and taking rides. She was a member of West Bend Moose Chapter 732 where she loved to do volunteer work during Easter. Phoebe was always giving her time and herself, especially to children. Prior to her marriage, she was employed as a seamstress.

Surviving is a daughter, Sally (Gerry) Wagner of Hartford, three sons, Robert Eugene (Janet) of Allenton, William Arthur (Linda) of the Philippines, and Harvey Clar-ence (Barb) of Choctaw, Okla.; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She is further survived by a sister, Shady Szalai of Meno-monee, and two brothers, Leon Macklam of Belton, Texas, and Daniel (Cher) Macklam of St. Mary’s, Ohio. Her parents, husband, and a brother, Jake, preceded her in death.

Visitation for Phoebe Gene Barber will be on Sunday, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be on Monday, at 10:30 a.m. at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home.

The Rev. Paul Armstrong will officiate and burial will be in Estabrooks Cemetery.

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