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Barbara Kerwin

September 4, 1926 — November 9, 2021


Barbara T. Kerwin, 95, of Wausau, passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at Wausau Manor under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services, Wausau.

Barbara was born on September 4, 1926, in Chicago, Ill.  On May 8, 1954, she married Francis T. Kerwin in Chicago.  He preceded her in death in 2009.  Barbara was a registered nurse, working at various hospitals throughout her career.  Her hobbies included sewing, quilting, reading, and working crossword puzzles.

Survivors include her daughter, Julie Kerwin of Wausau; son Martin (Lori) Kerwin of Kiel, WI; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Francis.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at St. Anne Parish, 700 W. Bridge St., Wausau.  The Rev. Tom Lindner will officiate.  Entombment will be in St. Michael’s Holy Angels Mausoleum, Wausau.  Visitation will be from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service on Tuesday at the church.

Brainard Funeral Home - Wausau Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.  You may sign the family guestbook at

The family would like to thank the staff of Wausau Manor for their care during this difficult time.

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