Barbara A. Stockhausen, 78

Barbara A. Stockhausen (nee Bohn), 78, of Newburg died Wednesday, Dec.12, 2012, at the Samaritan Health Center in West Bend. She was born Sept. 9, 1934 in West Bend to the late Roman and Marie (nee Brodzeller) Bohn and married Alois M. Stockhausen on June 19, 1954, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Barton.

Barb enjoyed traveling and playing cards but truly loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

She often looked forward to catching up with old friends and classmates by going to reunions or just going out to lunch.

Barb was a very active member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg and was an active member of the Christian Mothers.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 58 years, Alois, her seven children: Ann Stockhausen of West Bend, Kathy (Dave) Ostrowski of Milton, John (Brenda) of West Bend, Joel (Patti) of Grafton, James (Linda) of West Bend, Jay (Camie) of Cambridge, Iowa and Paul (Stephanie) of West Bend and her seven grandchildren: Tony, Amanda, Michael, Laura, Katie, Noelle and Abby. She is further survived by her two sisters: Helen Haumschild of Clearwater, Fla. and Elaine Brunner of Fredonia, a sister in- law Janis (Robert) Weyker of Kewaskum, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Roman and Marie Bohn, her stepmother Clara (nee Matheus), her brother William Bohn, her in-laws, Aloys and Marian Stockhausen, and two brothers-in-law James Haumschild and Howard Brunner.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg with burial following in Holy Trinity Cemetery. The Rev. Kevin Kowalske will preside. The family will greet relatives and friends for a period of visitation on Friday, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend from 4 p.m. until a rosary at 7 p.m. and also Saturday, at the church from 9:30-10:15 a.m.

The family would like to express a sincere and heartfelt thank you to the staff at the St. Luke’s Transplant Center and all the nurses and staff at the Samaritan Health Center for the kind and compassionate care given to Barbara.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at