Barbara Culver, of Birnamwood, died Tuesday March 17, 2015 at home surrounded by family. She was years 74 years old. She was born on December 31, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois.
She was a graduate of Taft High School in Chicago and always treasured her “pink ladies” days.
Barb was a loving wife and mother having raised her children in Northlake, Illinois. She was a dedicated and hard worker in her years at Knowles Electronics and Kraft Foods as well as many waitressing positions.
She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Antigo T.O.P.S. Club and Peace Lutheran Church where she enjoyed friendships developed in their Christ Care Club.
She enjoyed fishing with her grandchildren. She had a passion for genealogy and was proud of her Indian heritage.
Survivors include her mother Irene Boyd of Birnamwood; a daughter, Cindy (Scott) Moore of Hebron, Indiana; three sons, Michael (Carol) Caffero of Antigo, Louis Caffero of Wood Dale, Illinois, Rocco (Chris) Caffero of Libertyville, Illinois; two step-sons, Billy Fuller of Northlake, Illinois, Bob Caffero of Franklin Park, Illinois; 13 grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; many siblings including her brother, Tony (Anita) Nells of Northlake, Illinois. She will be missed greatly by her favorite furry companion Chessey.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Bob, Henry and Paul Walden; father Bud Walden and step-father Ed Nells.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Peace Lutheran Church with Rev. David Karolus officiating. Burial will take place in Elmwood Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4 – 8 p.m. at Bradley Funeral Home and Saturday one hour prior to services at the church.