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“Oh gosh "Barney"! I just saw Barb's obituary. So sorry I haven't been keeping up. I would have come to the funeral. So sorry. Love & Hugs to you...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Joanne (Belk) Schudda - Juda, WI

“To Bernard and families, I work with Barb at the Data Shop and I just found out from a friend there yesterday about her passing, which I was...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Cherry - Janesville, WI

“sorry for ur loss aunt carol ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: mike perkins - janesville, WI

“I wish there were a better way to express my sadness for your family. Barb was always very wonderful and kind to me. I believe she will be embracing...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Jodie Silbaugh - Janesville, WI

“We grieve as part of Barb's family along with Bernie and their kids, and her brother, sisters, aunts and uncles. God now has Barb in his arms. ”
5 of 19 | Posted by: Tom & Lynda Virnig - Spokane, WA

“Dear Bernie and family, We are so sorry for your loss and hope the thoughts and prayers of family and friends help you all get through this tough...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Mary & John Doskocil - Hillsboro, WI

“Our Thoughts and Prayers are with your family. ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Greg & Donna Hughes - WI

“I am so saddened to hear about this. My son Terry told me. Bernie I remember the fun times together at reunions. I am so sorry and send my sympathy...Read More »
8 of 19 | Posted by: Sue Meidl Strese - Watertown, WI

“our thoughts and prayers are with your family ”
9 of 19 | Posted by: therese burke - WI

“Dear Bernie and Family, My heart goes out to all of you. My deepest sympathy. Barb was a great woman and very talented. ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Cindy Reetz - Mosinee, WI

“It's hard to be in a foreign country when your family is going through tough times. I love you all and my love and prayers go out to you. “...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Danielle Wiskia - Uijeongbu

“We are so sorry for your loss. We are going to miss Barb very much. She fought hard for a long time and is now able to rest. She will be watching...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Steve,Patty Lipinski & Joan Owens - IL

“Uncle Bernie, Cousins Andrea, Mike and Char- We hope you find comfort in your cherished memories of Barb. See you at Thanksgiving. Carrie Guida...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Carrie Guida - Nisswa, MN

“Our prayers and hugs to you all. The reunions won't be the same. Barb was a very special lady. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Sarah Meidl - Antigo, WI

“I am so sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. May her loss be celebrated with many happy thoughts and the joy she brought to all. ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: John Sellers (cass of 68) - TX

“we were so very sorry to hear of Barbara's passing. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Terry and Judy Sheridan - WI

“Barb was my long time best friend and I will miss her dearly. My deepest sympathy to her family. I am very sorry that I won't be able to make the...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Elizabeth Schumacher - Ft.Wayne, IN

“we give you our love and our prayers for your time of grief we are thinking of all of the family please know that sincerely pat and mel ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Mel & Pat Opper - Birnamwood, WI

“Andrea, The girls and I would like to share our condolences with you and your family. We hope and pray that you all are comforted by the many...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Tina Reinke - Janesville, WI


JANESVILLE--- Barbara J. Debroux, age 61, of Janesville, died on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison. She was born in Janesville on July 25, 1950, the daughter of Raymond and Geraldine (Virnig) Malterer. She graduated from Parker High School in 1968, and married Bernard T. Debroux in St. William Catholic Church on Feb. 22, 1969. She had been a Janesville resident all of her life and was retired from the Data Shop. Barb was a lifetime member of St. William Catholic Church, actively learning Braille, and attended support groups for transplant and loss of sight. She loved listening to books, doing cross stitch and crocheting. She is survived by her husband, Barney Debroux; 3 children: Andrea Debroux, Mike Debroux and Charlene Debroux all of Janesville; 3 grandchildren: Brandon Miller, Samantha Debroux and Calvin Debroux; 6 siblings: Mike (Donna) Malterer of Evansville, Kath Kettleson of Janesville, Mary (Paul) Graf of Janesville, Carol (Mark) Perkins of Milton, Donna (Stephen) Squire of Texas and LuAnne (John) Schumacher of Janesville; many nieces, nephews, other extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH with Rev. John Auby officiating. Entombment will be in Mt. Olivet Mausoleum. A visitation will be held on Monday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY. Lasting memorials may be made to the University of Wisconsin Transplant Program, Madison.

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