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Barbara A. (Schmeling) Eddy

Obituary Information

Service Details


Date: Friday, June 23, 2017

Time: 4:00 - 7:00 P.M.

Worlein Funeral Home
Austin, MN

*And one hour prior to
the service on Saturday
afternoon at church








Date: Saturday, June 24th

Time: 2:00 P.M.

St. Michael's Lutheran Church
Waltham, MN


St. Michael's Church Cemetery
Waltham, MN



Barbara A. (Schmeling) Eddy, age 77 of Georgetown, TX, formerly of rural Blooming Prairie, MN, died Friday afternoon, June 16, 2017, at her home in Georgetown, Texas.  Barbara Ann was born February 8, 1940 in Waltham Township, Mower County, Minnesota to Melvin L. and Mildred E. (Jukes) Schmeling.  Barb graduated from Blooming Prairie High School.  She was united in marriage to Donald Lee Eddy on May 27, 1972 in Lakewood, Colorado.  Barb and Don resided in Longmont, Colorado from 1972 to 1978, then Tucson, Arizona until moving to Georgetown, Texas in 1991.  During her years in Texas Barb wrote technical manuals for I.B.M.  She enjoyed baking, gardening, and flowers.  Barb was a longtime member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Waltham, Minnesota. 

Barb is survived by her husband Don of Georgetown, TX; sons Troy David of Honolulu, HI, Craig Donald (Nora) of Friendswood, TX; brothers Robert (Elaine) Schmeling of Blooming Prairie, MN, Donald (Cheryl) Schmeling of Sumter, SC; three grandchildren Christopher, Elizabeth, and Patricia; nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents; brother Roger Schmeling.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Waltham with Reverend Richard Hegal officiating.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 - 7:00 P.M. on Friday, June 23rd at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin, and will continue on Saturday afternoon for one hour prior to the service at church.  Interment will be in St. Michael’s Church Cemetery. Memorials in Barb’s memory may be directed to The ALS Association.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

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