Barbara Lynn Nuehring, 71, of Kasson, MN (formally of Mason City, IA), died Saturday, April 1, 2023, after a short battle with cancer.
Barb was born May 31, 1951, the daughter of Charles and Mildred (Steggall) Whitney in Garner, IA. Following her graduation from Garner-Hayfield High School in 1969, Barb went on to finish a two-year program at Ellsworth Community College in the field of fashion merchandising. On August 25, 1973, Barb was united in marriage to Michael R. Nuehring. To this union two daughters were born. The couple lived around the Mason City area for 36 years. In 2010, the couple moved to Kasson, MN to be closer to their grandchildren.
For around 20 years Barb worked as a seamstress primarily making draperies. Later in life she worked at Premier Video and eventually retiring from the Hy-Vee Pharmacy.
Barb enjoyed spending her time reading, watching movies, and listening to musicals. She also became an avid cross-stitcher and bracelet maker. Barb especially enjoyed playing Dominoes every Wednesday with friends and volunteering at church. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Those thankful for having shared in Barb’s life include her husband, Mike; daughters, Amanda (Andrew) Pappas and Whitney Nuehring; grandchildren, Mia and Kellan Pappas; brothers in law, Richard Leet and Donald Nuehring; niece, Kimberly (Jon) Funkhouser; nephew, Todd (Jennifer) Leet; half-sister, Connie Allen Gutierrez; and many cousins, friends, and grand fur-children.
Barb was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Kay Whitney Leet and Jan Whitney.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 15, 2023, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 301 Eighth Ave NW, Kasson, MN with Pastor John Weisenburger officiating. Visitation at 10:00 AM, service at 11:00 AM, luncheon to follow. All are welcome.
Memorials may be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church of Kasson, MN.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.rochestercremationsevicesmn.com.