Barbara A. Wieczorek

Dates

February 3, 1949 - April 5, 2020

Obituary

Barbara A. Wieczorek, 71, of Mt. Vernon, SD, died Sunday, April 5, 2020, at Avera St. Benedict Hospital in Parkston. A funeral service with immediate family will be held Friday, April 10, 2020 at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell, SD. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery in Mitchell. A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date. 

Barbara A. Wieczorek was born on February 3, 1949 to Leo and Henrietta Margaret (Bigge) Ronspies in Norfolk, NE. She attended Armour High School, and graduated in 1967.

She married Victor L. Wieczorek on May 18, 1973 at St. Paul The Apostle Church in Armour, SD. Barb was very giving, and she always put her children and grandchildren first in life.

Barb enjoyed quilting, baking, camping, and her grandchildren’s activities. She was, also, a member of Amazing Grace in Mitchell, SD.

She is survived by her husband, Victor; children, Veronica (Chase) Anderson of Sioux City, IA, Brent (Michelle) Wieczorek of Mt. Vernon, SD, Vanessa (Bill) Tjentland of Windom, MN; grandchildren, Brooke, Olivia, Bridget, and Miley Wieczorek, Brita, Sadie, Nolan, and Linnea Tjentland; step-grandchildren, Bradyn, and Landyn Anderson; siblings, Elaine (Richard) Hawley of Harrisburg, SD, James (Linda) Ronspies of Armour, SD, Theresa (Nick T) VanDam of Remsen, IA, Colleen (Mark) Mosterd of Platte, SD, and Carman (Jeff) Lewis of St. Libory, NE; and sister-in-law, Kay Ronspies of Mitchell, SD.

Barb is preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Margaret Ronspies; brother, Paul Ronspies; and nephew, Blase Ronspies.

 

 


Visitation(s)

To Be Announced

Service

To Be Announced

Cemetery

Graceland Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


Posted by Tama Backlund on May 6, 2020
Today was the first I knew of Barb’s passing. I am so very sorry Vic. I enjoyed visiting with her in between New Home Lutheran Church’s and Amazing Grace Church’s services a couple years ago.
Posted by Lisa (Beckman) Brown on April 16, 2020
Sorry for your loss. ‘Roni’ was our work study student at DSU and stayed in touch for a while after and at ELO. Prayers for strength for all of you! God Bless!
Posted by Mike & Sandy Tuschen on April 13, 2020
The memory video is truly amazing! What a wonderful family! Barb was such a kind and caring person! Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
Posted by Kathy Walz on April 11, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Worked with Barb at Graphics. She was a very special lady. God bless her on her journey.
Posted by Leonard&Hazel Greeneway on April 11, 2020
Sympathies to everyone who is hurting from losing someone special..she was a neighbor across the road..she will be missed by so many
Posted by Steve and tammy bamberg on April 11, 2020
Sorry to hear about Barbara but may the memories of her last forever
Posted by Donna and Donald Tilberg on April 11, 2020
Vi and family sending prayers of comfort at this difficult time.
Posted by Joyce Swagger on April 11, 2020
Brent and Michelle: So sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for you all, Psalms 91
Posted by Larry & Mary Crane on April 11, 2020
Dear Family,
I am sadden to learn of Barb's passing. I met and worked with Barb at GPI.
We extend to you our heartfelt sympathy at this very sad time. A very kind and caring person..
Keep looking up that's where God Likes to put Rainbows.
Posted by Kaye Meinke on April 11, 2020
Vic and family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God's Speed Barb. She was one of the most amazing, kind people I know. Her family was her life.
Posted by Mike Schrank on April 11, 2020
Sympathy to you all. She was such a sweet 💓. Worked with her at Graphic Packaging
Posted by Marty & Cindy Bigge Family on April 11, 2020
Vic & Family--So very sorry for your loss-Sympathies are with you & your family during this difficult time--Prayers & Strength to get you thru the days ahead.
Posted by Marty & Cindy Bigge Family on April 11, 2020
Vic & Family--So very sorry for your loss-Sympathies are with you & your family during this difficult time--Prayers & Strength to get you thru the days ahead.
Posted by Mark Harrington on April 11, 2020
Prayers always..so sorry for your loss .
Posted by Alvin & Judy Fischer on April 10, 2020
Vic & family. We are so sadden to hear the passing of Barb.May the Lord bring you comfort .
Posted by Bob & Robin Goodnow on April 10, 2020
Vic and family. So sorry to hear of Barb's passing! You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Paul and Sarah Gerlach on April 10, 2020
Vic and family, You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathy to you all.
Posted by Mary Lou Tollefson on April 10, 2020
Vic & families - I am so sorry to hear about your loss & pray that you’ll be blessed with peace & comfort during this difficult time!!
Posted by Harley, Phyllis, and Perry Titze on April 10, 2020
We are very sorry for your loss, we will be praying for God’s comfort and peace to be with you through this difficult time.
Posted by Duane &Connie DeBoer on April 10, 2020
Vic sorry to hear about Barb you have our deepest sympathy.
Posted by Mark Van Den Hoek on April 10, 2020
So sorry to hear of her passing. Grew up across the field from her family. Thinking of the family during this time.
Posted by Randy & Dawn Hoffman on April 10, 2020
Vic, Veronica, Brent, Vanessa & families .... So sorry to hear of your loss of Barb. You have our sympathies ... may God comfort & bless you all.
Posted by Dan and Karen Pipes on April 9, 2020
Vic and all your families-we are deeply sorry for your loss. Sending healing prayers and deepest sympathy
Posted by Wendell and Caryn Riedemann on April 9, 2020
To all your families: We are so sorry to hear of your sister's passing. prayers of peace be with you all.
Posted by Bill Metzger on April 9, 2020
Vic and family so sorry for your loss rest assured she has risen to high and far better place God bless you all at this time
Posted by Troy and Pan Ronspies on April 9, 2020
Our deepest sympathies and prayers going to your whole family.
Posted by DebTeunissen on April 9, 2020
My Heartfelt Sympathy to each of you. Was in Armour high school & neighbors of the Ronspies.
Posted by Ron and Marlene Jendersee on April 9, 2020
To Vic and your family - we were so very sorry to hear that Barb passed away. She was such a caring person. We have quite afew memories of the happy times we spent together. Treasure your memories of your family gatherings and outings. May God give you His comfort and peace. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Posted by Larry & Paula (Hinckley) Schnabel on April 9, 2020
Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all! I went to Armour High School with Barb too.
Posted by Herb and Janett Uttecht on April 9, 2020
So sorry Vic, Veronica, Brett, and Vanessa. Barb was an amazing person. So thankful we got to know the entire family through piano lessons. Sending our love and prayers.
Posted by Steve & Deb Pickart on April 9, 2020
Prayers for all of you! Embrace all the many memories you had with her to get you through this time of sorrow. Blessing & comfort to everyone...
Posted by Jerome Lensing on April 9, 2020
Deepest sympathy, prayers your way!
Posted by Jim and Glenda Hohn on April 9, 2020
Our deepest wishes of sympathy to your family during this difficult time🕊💐🕊
Posted by Cindy Trebil on April 9, 2020
Barb will be missed.As a part of our quilting community our condolences go out to you and your family. We will all miss seeing her at the Pincushion.
Posted by Brenda Gjoraas Hodgson on April 9, 2020
I was a neighbor of Barb’s while growing up in Armour. Went to grade school through high school with her. She was a wonderful friend and neighbor
Posted by Steve & Doris Sprecher on April 9, 2020
Vlc and family, Very sorry for your loss. May God's grace and peace be with you. Our thoughts and prayers go with you during this difficult time.
Posted by Dwight &Sherry Gerlach on April 9, 2020
Vic and Family. We are so sad for the loss of Barb She will always be loved and missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. May our Lord surround you with his Love and Comfort!
Posted by Rich Hinckley on April 9, 2020
My sympathy to the entire family. I knew Barb from high school. A very nice person.
Posted by Randy & Deb Bormann on April 9, 2020
with heartfelt sympathy, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Trudy Kirchhevel on April 9, 2020
Vic and family..
Sorry very sorry to hear of Barb's passing. I loved working with her at Graphic Packaging and love to visit with her after she retired. She was very special.. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.
Posted by Audrey Van Genderen on April 9, 2020
My deepest sympathy to your family on the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother. May God give you peace as you remember all that made her the special soul in your lives.
Posted by Judy Puetz McCarthy on April 9, 2020
Words are not adequate to express the pain and sadness that we feel for the loss of Barb. I am so glad that we were able to visit at the State Fair last fall. You have been good friends and neighbors. May the memories of her love and dedication bring comfort and smiles through the difficult times.
Posted by Doug and Vicky Grrlach on April 9, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. May God comfort you and Bless you through this difficult time. 🙏🙏
Posted by Carol Skonhovd on April 9, 2020
I graduated with Barbara from Armour High School. I always remember her as a very kind and sweet gal. Thinking of you during this very sad time.
Posted by Travis Bolt on April 8, 2020
Condolences to you all. So sorry this unknown plan of the maker comes when we don’t know. Just know she is in good hands and among many who have greeted her with open arms. Blessings to you for the strength and understanding!
Posted by Ron and Jane Gerlach on April 8, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Our sympathy is with your family at this sad time.
Posted by Dan & Linda Kurtenbach on April 8, 2020
Sorry to hear of your family's loss. Barb was a caring person whose family was very special to her. Hugs and prayers being sent to you all. May you find peace and comfort now, this Easter season and in the days ahead.
Posted by Larry and Jan Thury on April 8, 2020
Vic and family, our sincere sympathy and prayers to all of you.
Posted by Curt and Linda Mueller on April 8, 2020
So so sorry for your loss.
Posted by Shirley Wolf on April 8, 2020
So sorry for your loss.praying for you
Posted by Cindy Erwin on April 8, 2020
So sorry for your loss that was quite a shock my thoughts and prayers are with all of the family
Posted by Jeanette Colligan on April 8, 2020
As a member of the Shalom Farm Quilt Retreat Group in jeffers, MN, is where I met Barb. She was a fabulous quilter and she will be missed in our group! Her love of her family was always evident with the visits of the grandkids with Vanessa. You are in my prayers as you navigate this new life without her. Hugs!
Posted by Cindy Strehlow Whitaker on April 8, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers may you have peace at this sad and difficult time.
Posted by Cindy Strehlow Whitaker on April 8, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers may you have peace at this sad and difficult time.
Posted by Cindy Strehlow Whitaker on April 8, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers may you have peace at this sad and difficult time.
Posted by Cindy Strehlow Whitaker on April 8, 2020
So very sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers may you have peace at this sad and difficult time.
Posted by Joe and Marcella Pickart on April 8, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Will always remember her sweet smile. Prayers for your family.
Posted by Brad & Shirley VanGenderen on April 8, 2020
Sorry for your loss! Praying for you and your family in your time of grief! May God give you everything you and your family stand in need of.
Posted by Tracy Neugebauer on April 8, 2020
So sorry for you loss in this difficult time prayers to you all for strength and comfort!!!
Posted by Deb Hargens on April 8, 2020
I am very sorry for you loss. Barb was a very loving and caring person to all people. God gained a true angel in her. Your in my prayers in the difficult days ahead.
Posted by Matt and Abby storm on April 8, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
Posted by Donna and Jeff Gerlach on April 8, 2020
Dear Vic, Veronica, Brent, Vanessa and families. We are so very sorry for your great loss: We are covering you with prayer, and send you our love and support in this difficult time. Friends in Christ. Jeff and Donna 🙏
Posted by Lori @ Dave Kluth on April 8, 2020
Vic and family, So very sorry to hear of your loss. are prayers go out to all of you.
Posted by Lorie (Pickart) Arens on April 8, 2020
Vic, Brent, Veronica, Vanessa and families we are so sorry to hear of the passing of Barb. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you strength and peace during this difficult time.
Posted by Barb Gardeman on April 8, 2020
Vic and your family I am sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and your family.
Posted by Judy Larsen on April 8, 2020
May God be with you and give you peace. Barb is in a beautiful place...no tears, no pain, complete joy. My heart is broken for you....we will all miss her. Love you all.....
Posted by Red and Lori Sparks on April 8, 2020
Vic, Veronica, Brent, Vanessa and families...our sympathies to you all! Prayers for peace are sent to you from our families.
Posted by C.Strands on April 8, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers.
Posted by Pastor Steve Martens on April 8, 2020
To Vic and the family, you have our most sincere sympathies on your loss.
Posted by Pastor Steve Martens on April 8, 2020
To Vic and the family, you have our most sincere sympathies on your loss.
Posted by Marvin & Sharon BRETZMAN on April 8, 2020
So sorry for your loss. God only takes the best!! Prayers to you and your.
Posted by Anne Maxwell (Neugebauer) on April 8, 2020
My deepest sympathies to you Vic and family. May God grant you strength during this difficult time, and may you all cherish every memory you had together. 🙏🏼
Posted by Barry & Jean Moller on April 8, 2020
To Vic and family so very sorry for your loss Barb was a special lady and heaven received another angel
Posted by Brenda Polk on April 8, 2020
Vanessa and family...we are so sorry for your loss! Your mom was always so kind to everyone...we hope that God's Peace will help soften the pain you are feeling. Love and hugs to all of you!
Posted by Susan Nesheim on April 8, 2020
Vic & Family- so sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. Will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. Hugs to all of you.
Posted by Tammy Crowell on April 8, 2020
Vanessa and family so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time .
Posted by Nancy Tjentland on April 8, 2020
Barb is such a caring individual. I am so fortunate to have known her. Loving thoughts and prayers go out on behalf of all of your family.
Posted by Stacey Endres on April 8, 2020
Vic & children sending our sympathy and prayers. I remember her fondly.
Posted by Pastor Craig and Deb Benson on April 8, 2020
Dear Vic and family, we pray God's peace, strength and healing upon all of you!! We know how much Barb meant to all of you! Our lives also have truly been enriched by Barb!! Deb has very special memories of quilting activities with Barb and simply two sisters in Christ sharing some wonderful time together! We trust the great promises of the Easter Resurrection of our Savior Jesus Christ that as we come to Jesus in faith, we pass from death to life. (John 5:24) And that is eternal life with Jesus!!
Posted by Nancy (Olivier) Vandever on April 8, 2020
Vic: So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and your family.
Posted by Carol Huber on April 8, 2020
I remember Barb as a wonderful caring person. Got to know her while working with her at Steamway Cleaning. Also worked with Michelle too. My deepest sympathy to her family at this sad time.
Posted by Frank & Mary Lou Bruna on April 8, 2020
To Vic & family: we are thinking & praying for your entire family. She was a beautiful lady in so many ways. May God give you the strength to get thru this difficult time.
Posted by Marsha Kaupp on April 8, 2020
I worked with Barb at graphic Packaging she was a very nice lady.Sorry for your loss. Prayers with the family.
Posted by Duane and Sandie Aymar on April 8, 2020
Our hearts break from this very sad news of Barb's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the weeks to come. May our Lord surround you with His love and comfort today and always! Tears flow now and will for a long time. Rejoice in knowing that Barb is with our Lord singing His praises. Do take care! God is our strength today and forever.
Posted by Richard and Barb Moen on April 8, 2020
To Vic & family thinking of you and your family , sorry to fear of Barb’s passing. May our Lord Jesus give you comfort and peace. Thought and prayers are with you .
Posted by Randy & Shirlee Burmeister on April 8, 2020
So sorry to hear of your loss, remember the happy memories to get your family thru this difficult time.
Posted by Angie Harvey on April 8, 2020
I'm am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all. Barb was an Amazing woman and will be greatly missed by all. Extra ((Hugs)) to the grandkids, I know how much they meant to her.
Posted by Marty Pemrick on April 8, 2020
So sorry to hear of Barb's passing. I enjoyed working with her at Graphic Packaging. Prayers & thoughts to her family.
Posted by Joe and Helen Puetz on April 8, 2020
Vic and family. So very sorry to hear about your loss. Wonderful lady.
Posted by Rose Nesheim on April 8, 2020
Vic and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a special lady. My prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.
Posted by Kelly Odens on April 7, 2020
Vic, Veronica, Brent, and Vanessa - I am so very heartbroken to hear of Barbs passing. Sending you all prayers of strength and comfort during the coming days and weeks. God Bless.
Posted by Eileen Anderson on April 7, 2020
Thinking of your entire family during this extremely difficult time.
Posted by Pastor Barry Nelson on April 7, 2020
To Vic & your family - we are so heartbroken to hear of Barb's passing. While we rejoice in her salvation, our family and our congregations are praying for the Lord's comfort to hold you during this time of grief and loss. May the Lord be your refuge and strength - an ever-present help in this time of trouble. (Psalm 46:1)
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