Barbara J. Rettke
June 15, 1943 - January 6, 2017
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Wednesday 1/11, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1231 | Map
Wednesday 1/11, 6:00 pm

Barbara J. Rettke née Rickert, age 73, of Appleton Passed away on Friday, January 6, 2017. She was born June 15, 1943. Barbara married her true soul mate Richard, at the home of their good friend and matchmaker Sandy Michalkiewicz on May 2, 1980. From that moment on Barbara became an instant mother to her…

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Ty Westbrook left a message on September 27, 2017:
I'm just finding out about Barbara's passing. Kathleen and I send send our deepest condolences to you Dick.
Betsy Quaintance left a message on January 13, 2017:
I am so sorry for your loss, Dick. You were so dedicated to Barbara, and she was so loved! You and your family are in my prayers.
Ted & Kathy Menge left a message on January 11, 2017:
We planned to be at the visitation but were not able to come due to the weather. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ted would love to hear from you. Wishing you peace and comfort in your loss.
Gwen Marston left a message on January 11, 2017:
Barbara and I have been friends for so many years now, probably since the mid 1980's. I will miss her. Thinking of you Dick. All my love, Gwen
Julie Pankewich left a message on January 10, 2017:
We are sorry we cannot be there but we are thinking of you and praying for your comfort.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Erin Saxe left a message on January 10, 2017:
My condolences to Richard abs the rest of Barb's family during this hard time. My love and prayers go out to the family.
Dolly Rickert left a message on January 10, 2017:
Our thoughts are with you, at this time of loss for you, but Barb is free now, dancin' in heaven.
Lillian Brice left a message on January 10, 2017:
Our Love & Prayers for You Richard as you adjust to life without Barbara ~ Yes, A Special Bond!
Michelle Thorn left a message on January 9, 2017:
So sorry for your loss Dick and family, you are in our prayers! While I'll miss our haircut sessions, I'm happy to know she is with the Lord dancing in the streets, free at last. My deepest sympathy
Brenda Rettke left a message on January 9, 2017:
My thought and love are with you. Barb was a beautiful soul whom I am thankful to have called family. My love to Richard, Ben and Stu
Natalie Wuest left a message on January 9, 2017:
I am so sorry for your loss, Barbara was a wonderful human being and made an impact on everyone she met. Her laugh lit up a room and her fun loving spirit kept everyone with a positive attitude. I am so sorry I'm halfway across the world and can't make it to the funeral, but my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Michele Wuest left a message on January 8, 2017:
Although I never met your charming Barbara, her positive attitude paved the way for all of us to count our blessings every day. My prayers are with you during this difficult time. I am sure her positive spirit will continue to be with all of us.
Tricia Telfer and family left a message on January 8, 2017:
Sorry for your loss - we won't be able to make it, but I wanted to send our well wishes. Izzy still has the quilt/ wall hanging thing Barb made hanging on her wall.
Traci michalkiewicz left a message on January 8, 2017:
My prayers and thoughts are with you Dick, and with her mother. I will always remember her BLUE CORVETTE. She was a super person.
Don and Jim Clewley left a message on January 8, 2017:
My prayers are with you Dick, Barb always had a smile eventhough she had health problems. She was a kind and gentle person she will be missed by all.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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