Barbara “Barb” A. Culhane, 89, of Rushford, Minn., died Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Rushford.
Barb was born on January 24, 1928, in Lewiston, Minn., to Ernest and Barbara (Millman) Nuszloch. She married John R. Culhane on May 9, 1958. John died in January of 2000. Barb was a graduate of Winona State University and was employed as an elementary teacher for 30 years. She was an avid reader and also enjoyed traveling, sewing, knitting and doing volunteer work.
Barb is survived by three children: Steve (Karen) Culhane of Rushford, Bob (Linda) Culhane of San Antonio, Tex., Sue (Joel Will) McIntosh-Will of Waseca, Minn.; Mark Thompson, a foreign exchange student from New Zealand, who she considered one of her own; seven grandchildren: Sara, Ryan, Emily, Bradley, Olivia, Brooke and Benjamin; great-grandchildren Cashton, Hattie and Miles; and a sister, Sheila Ehlers of Zumbrota, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and three brothers: Frederich, Allan, and Harry.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial for Barb at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 11, 2017, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rushford, with the Reverend Pratap Reddy officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2017, at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Rushford.
The family prefers memorials directed to Bremmer Suites or to the Rushford Public Library.
Leave a memory of Barb and sign her online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com.