Barbara J. Bawiec, 72
Oct. 25, 1944 Oct. 6, 2017

Barbara J. Bawiec, 72 Barbara J. Bawiec (nee Kolecheck), 72, of Hartford (formerly of Milwaukee) passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at the Waterford in Hartford.

Barb was born Oct. 25, 1944, in Rib Lake to Frank and Evelyn (nee Carlson) Kolecheck. She was united in marriage to Joseph T. Bawiec. Barb enjoyed doing crafts, reading books and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Barb is survived by her children, Lynda (Mark) Czekay, Deborah (Jeff) Kaad and Brenda (Mark) Lindner; grandchildren, Brandon Czekay, Alexis and Elizabeth Lindner; and siblings, Fran (Ann) Kolecheck and Michael (Phyllis) Kolecheck. She is further survived by several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joseph; brothers, Roger (Betty) S., Edward (Dorothy), David and Joseph (Judy); and sister, Doris (Ted). A funeral service for Barb will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Shimon Funeral Home (824 Union St., Hartford, WI 53027). The family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 5-7 p.m.

Interment will be at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Milwaukee.

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