Barbara Ann Pfeil, the daughter of William and Helen (Ottmann) Walker, was born on May 25, 1942, in Maryville, Missouri. She graduated from Rock Port High School, Rock Port, Missouri, in 1961. After graduating she received her Associate’s Degree in business from St. Joseph, Missouri.
On April 15, 1962, Barbara was united in marriage to Gary W. Pfeil at the First Lutheran Church, Rock Port. They made their home in Rock Port until 1981 when they moved to a home outside of Langdon, Missouri. Besides being a homemaker and raising their three children, Barbara was employed in numerous jobs which include: the Rock Port Theater, the Atchison County Courthouse, Pleasant View Nursing Home (bookkeeper), Greenley’s Grocery Store, and Region V Services (providing care for individuals in group homes in Auburn and Nebraska City, Nebraska). Barbara enjoyed gardening, listening to music, her dog, Willis, and her home out on the bottom. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Rock Port. Barbara passed away Saturday, November 17, 2018, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Rock Port, at the age of 76.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband, Gary W. Pfeil; brothers, Robert Walker and his wife, Cindy, Forest Lake, Minnesota, and Thomas Walker and his wife, Sandi, Kennewick, Washington; sister, Betty Nixon and her husband, Jamie, Council Bluffs, Iowa; two daughters, Deborah Miller and her husband, Philip, Tucson, Arizona, and Sandra Pfeil, Lincoln, Nebraska; son, Gary O. Pfeil, Rock Port, Missouri; and two grandchildren, Zachary and Jaiden.
A graveside service and interment were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Hunter Cemetery, Rock Port. Arrangements were under the direction of Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port. Memorials may be directed to the Barbara Pfeil Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.minterfuneralchapels.com.