September 17, 1957 - September 17, 2014


Barbara A. Webster, age 57, St. Cloud, MN died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 on her birthday surrounded by her family.

Funeral services will be Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Benson Funeral Home Chapel, St. Cloud, MN. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home on Saturday. Entombment will be in North Star Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN.

Barb was born September 17, 1957 in Sioux Falls, SD. to Arthur and Mavis (Severson) Giessinger. She graduated from Alverno College in Milwaukee, WI and received her Masters in Psychology from Marquette University. Barb loved to laugh, cook and eat. She fought a courageous battle with breast cancer for 11 years. Barb moved back to St. Cloud in 2010 due to health issues. She enjoyed all of the friends she made while employed at Bluestem Brands in St. Cloud. Barb was a blessing to many through her counseling work in LaSalle, IL.

Survivors include her mother, Mavis Giessinger of St. Cloud; sons, Michael Webster of Peoria, IL and David (Britten) Webster of East Peoria, IL; siblings, Stephen Giessinger of St. Cloud, Mary (John) Trembley of Greenfield, MN, Sue (Phil) Thoele of St. Cloud, MN, Janet (Wayne) Foss of Princeton, MN, Paula Peopke of St. Cloud, MN, Bradley (Nicole) Giessinger of Queen Creek, AZ and Sonia High of Shell Rock, IA; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur Giessinger and infant daughter, Julie.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.