Barbara J. Paske

PORTAGE  --  Barbara J. Paske, age 57, died after a courageous battle with cancer, on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at her home in Portage, surrounded by family and friends.

Barb was born on May 26, 1953, in Portage, the daughter of William and Marjorie (Olson) Wagner.  She married Ronald Paske on September 28, 1974.  Barb was employed in the Divine Savior Healthcare Radiology Department for over 30 years.  

She is survived by her husband, Ron Paske, Portage; her children Ryan (Jennie) Paske, Poynette, Cara Paske, Portage, and Melissa (Tim) Williams, Portage; her granddaughter, Trinity Williams, and another granddaughter on the way; her father, Bill Wagner, Portage; her brothers, Ron (Kari) Wagner, Portage, David (Jan) Wagner, Elroy, and Richard (Tammy) Wagner, Endeavor, and her sister, Vicky (Jeff) Rzepiejewski, Portage, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.  She was preceded in death by her mother, Marjorie Wagner in July of 2009, her aunt, Donna Olson, and her in-laws, Arless and Ruth Paske.

Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, 2010, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Portage with Rev. Dick Inglett officiating.  Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, June 21, 2010, in Oak Grove Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service, at the church.  The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.

The family would like to thank family and special friends, and the staff of Divine Savior Healthcare/Extended Care, and Home Health United, for their love and support.

In lieu of flowers, a fund has been established for Barb’s grandchildren’s education.



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)