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Barbara Grabarek

April 17, 1940 ~ November 1, 2022 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Barbara Grabarek Obituary

Barbara Joyce Grabarek, 82, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2022.  Barbara was born April 17, 1940 in Berwyn, IL to the late Marie and Joseph Slomka.

After retiring as a registered nurse, in Arlington Heights, Barbara and Stanley spent their free time together fishing and enjoying life in Spooner, WI.

Barbara is survived by her children; Janet (Allen) Gozzola, David (Lynda) Grabarek, Thomas (Troy) Grabarek, and Vicki (Thomas) Ortlieb; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and siblings, Robert Slomka and Janet Slomka-Grashoff.

Barbara is preceded in death by her loving husband of 47 years, Stanley Grabarek who passed away in 2008. 

In lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial donation to Washburn County Humane Society, 1300 Roundhouse Rd., Spooner, WI 54801.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at St. Francis de Sales Church in Spooner, WI with interment at 11:00 am on Monday, November 14, 2022, at the Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner, WI.

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Mass of Christian Burial
November 12, 2022

1:00 PM
St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church
409 N Summit St
Spooner, WI 54801

Graveside Service
November 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Beaver Brook Township


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