Barbara Kay Witt

Barbara K. Witt, age 54, of Shawano, passed away at her home unexpectedly on March 15, 2019, following a brief illness. Barbara was born on April 18, 1964, in Kingsville, Texas, daughter of Kathleen A. (Eder) Witt and the late Howard B. Witt. Barbara attended Marion University in Fond du Lac and earned her degree in teaching from the University of Wisconsin-Superior. She loved her career as a teacher and had worked at Keshena Primary School for 25 years. She adored traveling and spending time outdoors. She loved Lake Superior, as well as spending time at the cabin near Glidden, Wisconsin. In her free time, she enjoyed attending living history events and at one time was a volunteer at Heritage Hill State Historical Park. By far the most important part of her life was her family, she always put her family first and doted on her beloved nieces and nephews. Barbara was a wonderful caring woman and she will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Barbara is survived by her mother, Kathleen Witt, of Glidden; siblings, Carol (Chuck) Megan, of Glidden, Daniel (Jean) Witt, of Chilton, Michael (Lexi) Witt, of Glidden, Teresa (Raymond) Koshak, of Glidden, and Robert Witt, of Glidden; and her nieces and nephews, Klara, Theodore, Alexia, Brooke, Christopher, Jennifer, Marshall and Lilyan. She is further survived by numerous great-nieces and great-nephews as well as other relatives and friends.

Preceding Barbara in death were her father, Howard, and a sister, Patricia Witt.

A memorial service for Barbara will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 256 E. Second St., Glidden. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.