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Barbara J. (Schleh) Carpenter

November 7, 1949 — September 11, 2022

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Barbara Jane Carpenter, 72, of Hager City, died September 11, 2022, comforted and loved by her husband.She was born on November 7, 1949 in eastern Wisconsin to Gerald and Arlene Schleh. She graduated from Valders High School in 1968 and then from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 1972 with a degree in Elementary Education. In 1972 she began teaching in the Ellsworth School District and continued for 35 years. She also took many post-graduate classes during those years. Barb loved teaching. She especially like meeting former students, being introduced to their families and learning about their professions and occupations.  She was united in marriage to Michael Carpenter June 21, 1975. She enjoyed counted cross-stitching, reading, playing piano, collecting antiques and camping. She was also an avid Packer fan.

She is survived by her loving husband, Mike; brothers, David (Suzi) Schleh, of Lindsay, Calif., John (Sharon) Schleh of Chico, Calif.; sisters-in-law, Twylah (Jim Preble) Wieland of Amery, Wisc. and Pat Carpenter of Pepin, Wisc.; nieces and nephews, Ross (Brandi) Brunkow of Stockholm, Wisc., Wendy (Kevin) Busch of Nelson, Wisc., Dr. Michael (Emily) Schleh of Nashville, Tenn., Carley Schleh of South Lake Tahoe, Calif.; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, aunts, uncles, other family and friends.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Mahn Family Funeral Home, Bodelson-Mahn Chapel. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Friday, September 16, at the funeral home as well as one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mahnfamilyfuneralhome.com

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Mahn Family Funeral Home - Bodelson-Mahn Chapel

602 Plum Street, Red Wing, MN 55066

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Memorial Service

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mahn Family Funeral Home - Bodelson-Mahn Chapel

602 Plum Street, Red Wing, MN 55066

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