Feldner/Ritchay Funeral Home
1950 12TH ST SOUTH
Nekoosa, WI 54457
For more information about
More Obituaries for Barbara Masche
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Barbara L. Masche

1942 - 2017 Obituary Condolences Gallery
Barbara L. Masche Obituary
Masche, Barbara L.

Barbara L. Masche age 74, of Port Edwards, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at her residence.

A memorial visitation will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Nekoosa on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 10 AM until 11 AM with a memorial service to follow at 11 AM. Rev. John Swing will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at

Barbara was born August 13, 1942 in Wisconsin Rapids to Louis and Elsie (Ross) Gotz. She was a 1965 graduate of University of Wisconsin-Platteville. She married James Masche on February 3, 1973 in Beaver Dam. He died December 18, 2012. Barbara was an elementary school teacher in both the Pittsville and Beaver Dam school districts. She was a realtor for Coldwell Banker for 9 years retiring in July 2005. During her employment, she received the designation of "#1 Realtor" at Coldwell Banker.

She loved her bachelorette shows, Wicked Tuna, Gold Rush, and loved her game of Hit it Rich. Barbara enjoyed watching the birds.

She is survived by her sons, Timothy (Diana) Masche of Port Edwards and Chad Masche of Madison; her daughters, Gina (Donald) Elliott of Chippewa Falls and Brenda (Tony) Lopresto of Groveland, FL; her grandchildren, Shelby (Robert) Reynolds and Chelsi Lopresto, Tony Cefalu, Aaron and Shawn Dyszelski; her great-granddaughter, Dailyn Dyszelski; her sister, Ruth Klann of Stewartville, MN; her sister in-law, LeAnne Gotz of Port Edwards; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and brother, Frank Gotz.
Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on June 3, 2017
Read More
Share memories or express condolences below.
 Add Photos
 Add Videos