Deeg, Barbara Ann
Barbara Ann Mulry Deeg, age 67 of Menasha, died on Saturday, March 2, 2013 with her daughters and husband by her side. After her valiant fight with a troubling illness, and her strong will to live, she went peacefully and is in a serene, special place.
Barb was born on November 11, 1945 to the late Basil and Vera (Tyrrell) Mulry, the youngest of 11 brothers and sisters: Dick (Cil) Mulry; Jim (Karen) Mulry; Dan (Laura) Mulry; Don (Betty) Mulry; and Alice (Bob) Brandl, who survive her; as well as: Thomas; Jack; Jane; Leone; and Karen, who have preceded her in death. She is also the Godmother to Jacci, Kim and Sue, and an aunt to many nieces and nephews.
Known for her big brown eyes and contagious smile, Barb attended St. John's Catholic School in Little Chute, and then married Richard "Dick" Deeg on September 28, 1974. She worked at the Appleton Pharmacy for many years, and then retired after over 20 years in the Menasha School District as a paraprofessional.
Barb is survived by her husband, Dick; daughters: Tracey (Jim) Kast, and Jessica (fiancé Mike O'Neal) Deeg; granddaughter, Aubree Kast; brothers and sisters; in-laws: Butch (Kris) Deeg; Randy (Sandy) Deeg; Dave Deeg; Joe Deeg; Jack Weber; and Jerry Thompson. She is further survived by her Godchildren; many nieces and nephews; great-nieces; great-nephews; aunts; uncles; special friends and past students. She was preceded in death by many of her brothers and sisters; and in-laws: Joyce and Clarence Deeg; and Rosemary Mulry; and a niece: Leanne Mulry.
A memorial service for Barb will be held at 7:00 P.M. Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Menasha's Westgor Funeral Home, Bob Lydon officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 4:00 P.M. until the hour of service. A private family burial will be at a later date.
Westgor Funeral Home
1140 Appleton Rd.
Richard, Jessica, and Tracey would like to thank Dr. Goggins and his staff as well as the wonderful nurses and staff at St. Elizabeth Hospital for their compassionate care throughout Barb's illness.