Barbara Andresen, 81, of Muscatine, passed away November 2, 2018 at University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. Cremation rites have been facilitated by the FCS Life Transition and Cremation Center. Services will be Monday, November 5th at 11:00 a.m. at the Sycamore Baptist Church. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until service time Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family in Barb’s name. Online condolences may be left at www.lewisfuneralhomes.com. The Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services is caring for Barb’s family and arrangements.
Barbara Jean Snyder was born on June 15, 1937 in Muscatine, Iowa, the daughter of Delbert and Sarah (Ross) Snyder. Barb was united into marriage on July 23, 1955 in Waynesville, Missouri to Robert L. Andresen. Barb was a member of Sycamore Baptist Church, Ladies of the Moose and the Eagles Club. Barb enjoyed playing BINGO, scratch off tickets, and playing cards. She also enjoyed organizing benefits for anyone in need. Barb was a very caring person and was a mom to many.
Barb will be missed by two children, Vickie (Stephen) Comeau of Fenton, MO and Kelly (Mark) Howell of Muscatine; grandchildren, Clint Naber, Matthew (Ashley) Comeau, Kala Naber, Michelle (Jake) Vaughn, Kylee (Kalen) Howell and Kory Howell; great-grandchildren, Morgan, Jacob and Emily Comeau, Gage and Chloe Naber, Kinley and Kaida Felder, Samuel and Jameson Vaughn; and siblings, Naomi Snyder of Moline, IL, Sandra (Cecil) Maxam of Muscatine and Tammy (Tom) Ganoe of Muscatine.
Barb was preceded in death by her husband, her parents; two infant sons, Thomas and Anthony Andresen; one infant daughter, Susan Andresen and one daughter, Debe Naber; sisters, Alma Thomas and Violet Hansen and brother, Lowell Snyder.