December 19, 1923 - July 9, 2016

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11AM on Monday, July 18, 2016 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Barbara A. Buhr, 92, of St. Cloud and formerly of San Francisco & Sonoma, CA who passed peacefully at her home in St. Cloud on Saturday, July 9, 2016. Rev. Gerald Dalseth will officiate and burial will be in Assumption Cemetery.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the mass at church on Monday. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Barbara was born December 19, 1923 at Fairview Hospital in Minneapolis to Rudolf and Geneva (Senescall) Buhr of Brownton. She received her Bachelor’s Degree and began teaching in Minnesota. Barbara taught in Minnesota for 14 years until moving to California and pursued a degree in Speech Therapy. She worked as a Speech Therapist in the San Francisco school district from 1958 – 1988. Barbara lived in San Francisco & Sonoma, California for many years until moving back to St. Cloud in 2007. She was passionate about children’s education in multicultural communities. Barbara was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church and enjoyed singing in the choir. She traveled extensively throughout Europe and many other countries. Barbara enjoyed music and attending the opera annually in San Francisco. She will be dearly missed; for free spirit is now truly free.

Barbara is survived by her sister, Ruth Steinkopf of St. Cloud; sister-in-law, Mary Buhr of Denver, CO; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Thomas Buhr and Richard Buhr.