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Barbara "Barb" Schmelzle

Barbara "Barb"  Schmelzle

Barbara “Barb” Schmelzle age 67 of Menomonie, suddenly slipped from this life into the next on Tuesday August 13, 2019 at her home.

The Celebration of Barb’s life will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday October 5, 2019 at First Congregational-United Church of Christ in Menomonie.  Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until the time of the services at the church on Saturday

Rhiel Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Menomonie is serving the family.


  1. Jean (Heffernon) Hanneman

    I was so saddened to hear of Barb's passing. I had reconnected with her at our 45th class reunion, and was so looking forward to seeing her this year. Sweet and caring..that was Barb. I pray the Lord's tender love and comfort for you ...her family... Jean Hanneman

  2. Deanna & Jeff McMiller

    Bill, Cathy and family; God's peace to all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Joe Warsinske

    A big hug from Colorado. Barb's infectious smile and blue eyes will be missed by all. The Schmidt Family has been a power influence to many.
    Phyllis & Joe (Iceman)

  4. Dave and Jane Eichhorn

    Bill and Cathy,
    So sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. Cherish the memories and accept our sympathy and hugs! Love Ike and Jane

  5. Amy Riddle-Swanson

    Barb was a beautiful person inside and out. She will be missed. Love and heartfelt sympathy to her family.

  6. Jeff McCarthy

    Bill & Cathy:

    I'm saddened by the news of Barb's passing. You have endured more than your share of sorrow this year.

    Peace be with you...

    Love, Mac & Mary

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