Barbara Urban Barthell

Barbara Urban Barthell, 82, died on April 24, 2013, at Olympic Medical Center after a monthlong battle with pneumonia.

"Barb" was born in Chicago and grew up in a northern suburb, Wilmette. She married "Pete" Barthell in 1949, the start of a 63-year journey together.

Barb is survived by husband Pete, daughter Sidney, son John and a brother, Lloyd Urban.

As Barb wished, there will be no ceremony.

Published in The Peninsula Daily News on May 1, 2013