Nies, Barbara J.

Posted: Wed 1:38 PM, Mar 06, 2013
Funeral Home: Brainard
Barbara J. Nies passed peacefully on Sunday March 3, 2013 under the wonderful care of Aspirus Palliative Care.

Barbara was born to Henry and Catherine (Albrecht) Passow in Wausau on January 18, 1955. She married Scott Nies on May 15, 1982 in Wausau. He preceded her in death on April 14, 1996. In addition to Scott and her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Ronald Passow and a step-sister Bonnie Burke.

Barbara enjoyed her work as a Unit Clerk for Aspirus Wausau Hospital and was a faithful member of Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Wausau.

Barbara is survived by a sister Shirley (Randy) Eckes of Schofield, four brothers Thom (Jill) Passow, Wausau; Gary (Kris) Passow, Wausau; Roger Passow, Schofield; Wayne (Sue) Passow, Weston and a step-brother Robert (Candace) Passow, Appleton. She is further survived by a special aunt, Berniece Pagenkopf, Wausau; aunt Charlotte Albrecht; wonderful nieces and nephews; and many friends who Barbara dearly enjoyed.

Barb will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

A memorial service and celebration of her life will be held Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 9:30 AM at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 709 Weston Avenue, Wausau, WI. Family will greet friends 8:30 AM until the time of service at the church. Brainard Funeral Home is assisting the family.

A very special thank you to all the physicians, nurses, other medical personnel, friends, neighbors and spiritual counselors who compassionately cared for and supported Barbara during her years of illness. You truly made a difference in her life.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be given to Aspirus Palliative Care or Pilgrim Lutheran Church.

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