Barbara A. Stender, 77

Barbara A. Stender, age 77, of New Germany, passed away Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, at her residence.

Barbara was born Dec. 15, 1942, in Watertown, the daughter of Adolf and Margaret (Schrieber) Fasching.

Barbara was united in marriage to Harlan A. Stender June 23, 1962, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.

Barbara enjoyed gardening, crocheting, cooking, baking, canning, and spending time with her family.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Adolf and Margaret Fasching; brother, Gene Fasching; and sister, Voni Barsness.

Barbara is survived by her loving family: husband, Harlan; children, Allen (Lisa) Stender of Lester Prairie; Dawn Stender and friend, Jesse Haekenkamp, of Mayer; Michael Stender and friend, Patty Brumm, of New Germany; grandchildren, Spenser Stender; Rachel Stender and friend, Kyle Raduenz; Brianna Oman; Jacob Oman and friend, Brianna Meyer; Matthew Brumm; great-grandchildren, Liam Stender; Oliver Stender; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, JoAnn Fasching of Winsted; Milan and LeAnn Stender of Mayer; Jim Braunwarth of Norwood Young America; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A funeral service took place Thursday, September 10, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (124 Maple Street N.) in Lester Prairie, with Rev. Eric Nelson officiating, followed by interment at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation took place one hour prior to the service at church.

Casket bearers were Jacob Oman, Brianna Oman, Jesse Haekenkamp, Bryan Sicheneder, Rachel Stender, Brianna Meyer, and Matthew Brumm.

Arrangements were with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, 952-442-2121, www.johnsonfh.com.

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