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Barbara Neidballa

1936 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Barbara Neidballa Obituary
Barbara Olson Neidballa, 77, of Wheaton, Illinois, passed away March 11, 2014. Barbara was born June 29, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Elmer and Ruth Olson (nee Spierling). She was a graduate of Oak Park River Forest Township High School. Barbara attended Northwestern University (class of '56), and was a Gamma Phi Beta and sweetheart of Phi Kappa Psi. On September 13, 1958, Barb married the love of her life, Dr. Richard (Dick) Neidballa of Bristol, Indiana. They lived in Wheaton, Illinois for 45 years. Barb loved traveling with her immediate and extended family, remodeling houses with her sidekick, Sandy Goodrick, playing tennis as often as she could, and attending all of her grandchildren's activities. She welcomed everyone into her home and was a fantastic entertainer. Barb was also an amazing caregiver for many years to her husband, Dick. An awesome wife, mother, and grandmother, Barb leaves behind her children, Greg (Melissa), Susan (Mark), and David (Jamie); grandchildren, Julien, Nick, Jackie, Caroline, Jocelyn, Bo, and Charlie; and brother, Jim (Sandy) Olson of LaPorte, Indiana. Also surviving is a large extended family, the Claudio Garcia family, the Joel Mogren family, and the many kids that called her Grandma. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Ruth, by her husband, Richard G. Neidballa, and by her brother, William (Bill) Olson. Please join in a celebration of Barb's life on Monday, March 24 from 12 to 3 p.m. at Arrowhead Golf Club, 26W151 Butterfield Rd., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a will be appreciated. Info 630-668-0016 or www.williams-kampp.com.
Published in Chicago Tribune from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2014
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