Barbara J. Kimpton, age 69, of Rosendale, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at ThedaCare Hospital in Appleton, WI with her family by her side. Barbara was born on April 21, 1949 in West Union, Iowa the daughter of LeRoy and Bonnie (Immel) Maser. She attended Ripon High School and was united in marriage to DuWayne Kimpton on April 21, 1967 in Ripon. Barbara was a school bus driver in Ripon for Laper for 10 years. She then worked at Ripon College as a Housekeeper until she retired.
Barbara loved flowers and working in the garden. She would watch the animals outside and enjoyed feeding the birds. She loved playing with all of her grandchildren and great grandchildren and traveling with her husband DuWayne. She looked forward to spending time with her sister’s every Wednesday which she called “Sister’s Day”.
Barbara is survived by her husband, DuWayne; 4 children: Ann (Baron) Campbell of Baraboo, Terry (Paula) Kimpton of Fond du Lac, Michelle “Shelly” Hendricks of Fond du Lac and Sara (Mike) Brace of Ripon; brothers and sisters: Lee (Kathy) Maser of North Fond du Lac, Eugene Maser of Pickett, Charlotte (Gary) Due of Fond du Lac, Shirley (Roy) Wyatt of Sheboygan; Pauline (Dana) Berry of Ripon, Helene (Rich) White of Oshkosh, Sue Kwakkel of Ripon, Eldon Immel of Germania and Mark (Cindy) Immel of Ripon; 10 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She is preceded in death by her father, LeRoy Maser; mother, Bonnie Immel; step-father, Henry Immel; brother, Alvin Immel; niece, Kathy Wyatt; brothers-in-law, Dale Kimpton, Lloyd Kimpton and John Kwakkel; parents-in-law George (Sarah) Kimpton.
A visitation will be held for Barbara from 5:30PM to 7:00PM on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Divine Passage Funeral Home, 175 N Douglas Street in Ripon.
A Funeral Service will be held for Barbara at 11:00AM on Monday, January 14, 2019 at United Church of Christ, 204 W Division Street in Rosendale with Rev. Wes Wassell officiating. Friends and family may visit at the church on Monday from 10:00AM until the time of the service. Burial will be held in Zoar Cemetery in Utica. Divine Passage Funeral Home is proudly serving the Kimpton family during this difficult time. Divinepassagefunerals.com