Barbara “Barb” Dammann, age 73, of Lester Prairie, Minnesota, passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted, Minnesota.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018, 5:00 P.M. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, with interment following in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018, from 3:00-5:00 P.M., two hours prior the service at the church.
Barbara “Barb” Jean (Schmidt) Dammann was born on March 18, 1945, in Winsted Township, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Ortwin and Lorna (Klaustermeier) Schmidt. Barbara was baptized as an infant on April 1, 1945, by Rev. R. A. Ritz and was later confirmed in her faith as a youth on March 22, 1959, by Rev. A. F. Vomhof both at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, Minnesota. Her confirmation verse was 1 John 2:25. Barbara received her education in Lester Prairie, Minnesota, graduating with the Lester Prairie High School Class of 1963.
On May 16, 1969, Barbara was united in marriage to Milan Wallace Dammann by Rev. Norman Steinke at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, Minnesota. The couple made their home on the family farm in Bergen Township, Minnesota. In 2008, they moved to Lester Prairie. Barbara and Milan shared over 42 years of marriage until Milan passed away on July 7, 2011.
In addition to being a loving wife and homemaker, Barbara helped Milan on the family farm. She also worked at Schwartz Manufacturing in Lester Prairie. Barbara was a member at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie.
Barbara loved country music and attending country music concerts. She also enjoyed genealogy, photography and camping in her motor home.
When Barbara needed assistance with her daily care, she became a resident of Westwood Place in Watertown and then St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted, where she passed away on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the age of 73 years, 5 months and 19 days.
Blessed be her memory.
Barbara is survived by her:
Siblings, Beverly Krueger and her husband, Paul, of Excelsior, MN,
Janet Skogen and her husband, Rick, of Brainerd, MN;
Nieces, Jane Dietel and her husband, Dale, of Lester Prairie, MN,
Laurie Griesmann and her husband, Guy, of Oronoco, MN,
Kathy Baumann and her husband, David, of Lester Prairie, MN,
Marla Birkholz and her husband, Gordon Jr., of Lester Prairie, MN;
Nephews, Maurice Dammann and his wife, Christine, of Lester Prairie, MN,
Sean Krueger and his wife, Amy, of Buffalo, MN,
Patrick Krueger of Plymouth, MN,
Matt Skogen and his wife, Grace, of Chanhassen, MN,
Josh Skogen and his wife, Grete, of Solitude, UT;
Aunt, Dorothy Ernst;
Other relatives and many friends.
Barbara is preceded in death by her Parents, Ortwin and Lorna Schmidt; Husband, Milan Dammann; Father-In-Law & Mother-In-Law, Ewald and Martha Dammann; Brother-In-Law and Sister-In-Law, Maynard and Mabel Dammann.