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Barbara Woodworth

May 19, 1946 — February 15, 2023


Barbara Ann Woodworth, 76, of Marshall, Wisconsin, passed away at Agrace Hospice Center in Fitchburg, Wisconsin on February 15, 2023.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 58 years, James Merril Woodworth, her children, Kim Woodworth (Randy) and Jackie Motl (Greg) both of Marshall. She also has four grandchildren: Zachary Lulling, Rebecca Lulling, Mitchell Motl, Matthew Motl and two honorary grandchildren Juan Galaviz and Jack Moen. She is also survived by her siblings Allen Jandt and sisters Susie (Steve) Hagen and Cindy (Karl) Merow and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Harold and Virginia Jandt and her sister Sandy.

Barbara grew up in Sparta, Wisconsin. She graduated from Sparta High School and married in 1964. During their marriage they lived in several different places including Louisiana due to travel for James’ service with the Army and finally settled in Marshall, Wisconsin where they bought a home and raised their two daughters. Barbara enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She loved attending all the sporting and school events throughout the years for her daughters and all of her grandchildren. She always enjoyed playing games as a family. She enjoyed paper crafting, quilting, and scrapbooking. She loved her gardens and the numerous flowers they produced. She loved her pets throughout the years and especially enjoyed Allie and Ace who have been by her side for the last few months.

A private service will be held at the family’s request. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Agrace Hospice Center. By mail: Agrace Foundation Online: 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway Madison, WI 53711

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1310 Emerald Terrace, Sun Prairie

(608) 837-9054

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