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Barbara J. Schaab, 87, of Milan, IL passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Heartland Care Center, Moline. There will be no services and a private burial. Online condolences may be expressed at www.runge mortuary.com.

Barbara was born April 15, 1930 in Kewanee, IL to Clark Cook and Pauline (O'Connor) Cook. She was united in marriage to George Schaab in 1950. They had three daughters together. George preceded her in death.

Barbara was a loving wife and devoted mother. She was a homemaker and housewife, making sure that her family was tended for. She loved animals. She saw them as more than pets but also as family members. She loved her family dearly.

Those left to cherish her memory include, her daughters: Kathy (Bob) Fitzpatrick, Vicki Langman, Mary Kris (Larry) Markham; 6 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; sister, Mary (Harold) Schaab.