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“To the Froeter family, we are so sorry for your loss, she was such a nice person, we know she will be greatly missed. Bob and Sue Slovick ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Sue Slovick - South Barrington, IL

“Absolutely one of the most precious relationships in my life, with my Aunt Barb. Suffice it to say I will miss her forever. She is a shining light,...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Lori Senteney - DeSoto, IL

“Todd, Chris, Kevin and Craig, My Mom Dorothy Miller and I were so saddened when we heard of your Mom's passing. She was a kind, gracious and loving...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Monica Joffre - Phoenix, AZ

“Barb was such a beautiful person inside and out. I always remember her kindness and smile she had. Truly a great person and optimist.Will be missed...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Deb Hussung - Sterling, IL

“My deepest sympathies to one and all. I have nothing but wonderful memories f Barb. She was one f the sweetest people have ever had the privilege of...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Pat Weidel(Carney) - Morrison, IL


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Barbara Ann Froeter, age 85 passed away on Monday, July 24, 2017 in Sterling, Illinois. Barb was born in Manlius, Illinois on June 19, 1932, daughter of the late Ray and Florence Kuepker. She lived on a farm with her three sisters and brother before leaving the area to be a flight attendant for Capital Airlines. She returned to marry and raise a family. Barb was a consummate mother and homemaker, adventurer and world traveler, artist and voracious reader. Anyone who ever met Barb knew she was kind and selfless. She had a gift for giving in the true sense of the word: the giving of self.
Barb was preceded in death by her sister, Marion (Bob) Jacobs; and survived by her sisters, Nancy (Lee) Eilers; Pam (Jeff) Gray and brother, Ron (Linda) Kuepker. Barb is also survived by four sons Kevin (Jean) Froeter; Craig (Jill) Froeter; Chris (Julie) Froeter; and Todd Froeter; grandchildren: Carrie (Jim) Groth; Jenny Froeter; Becky (Joel) Mathis; Katy Froeter; Paul Froeter; Erin Froeter; David (Ali) Haenni; Jared Haenni; Alex Froeter; Joe Froeter; and Ruby Froeter; and great-grandchildren: Jackson Groth, Emme Groth, Easton Groth, Lucy Mathis; Aubri Menchaca; Brian Haenni; and Donny Haenni.
We wish to invite everyone to join us to share in a life that touched so many people. A celebration of Barb's life is planned for Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Smoked on 3rd, at 14 East 3rd Street in Sterling, from noon to 3pm. We also want to thank the caring staffs of Rock River Valley Hospice and the Parkway Center for making our mother's final weeks a dignified and graceful experience.
Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home, Sterling.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com