Dec. 12, 1939 - July 2, 2019
Barbara Frances Anetsberger, age 79, of Park Falls, died on Tuesday July 2, 2019 at her home. She was born on Dec. 12, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Frank and Antoinette (Seufert) Gutmann. Her early life and schooling were in Illinois. On Sept. 6, 1958, she married Richard Anetsberger in Chicago. The couple moved to Park Falls in 2005. In 2007, Richard preceded Barbara in death. On June 8, 2013, she married Raymond Hilgart in Park Falls. Barbara was a homemaker, devoted mother and grandmother, helping to raise many of her grandchildren. She was a member of the Edelweiss Schuhplattler Verein of Chicago, was very involved with St. Anthony’s Church in Park Falls, and loved fishing.
She is survived by her husband, Raymond Hilgart of Park Falls; two children: Janet (James) Schumacher of Stacy, Minnesota, and Frank (Jennifer) Anetsberger of Park Falls; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; her sister, Eleanor Herkert of Chicago; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Richard; two children: Theresa age 13 and Christine age nine; and her brother, Frank.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 13, at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Park Falls. Fr. Shaji Pazhukkathara will officiate.
Burial will follow at Nola Cemetery in Park Falls.
A visitation will be held on Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of the service.
The Novitzke Funeral Home is assisting the family.