Barbara A. “Barb” Hollermann, 82, of Melrose, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, June 30, 2022, at the CentraCare Care Center in Melrose.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 6, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose with the Rev. Arockiya Newton officiating and Deacon Ernie Kociemba assisting. Inurnment will be in the parish cemetery. 

Visitation was 4-7 p.m., July 5, at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose and is 10-11 a.m., July 6, at the church. 

Barbara Ann Andres was born Dec. 22, 1939, in Marshall, to Lester and Dorothy (Zellmer) Andres. On May 21, 1960, she was united in marriage to Vernon “Vern” Hollermann at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose. Barb worked at St. Mary’s cafeteria and for the Melrose Public Elementary School as a teacher’s aide. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose and the Christian Mothers. Barb enjoyed crafting, sewing, working puzzles, camping, cooking, gardening and collecting angels and Snow Buddies.

Survivors include her husband of 62 years, Vern Hollermann of Melrose; children Mike (Val) Hollermann of Cold Spring, Steve (Deb) Hollermann of Milaca, Deb (Ernie) Bielefeld of Minneapolis, and Scott (Megan) Hollermann of Ponsford; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; brother Roger (Linda) Andres; sisters Sharon (Al) Lewis and Pat (Dean) Rapp; sisters-in-law Darlene Andres, Sister Ephrem Hollermann and Betty Schloemer; and brother-in-law Bob Hollermann.

Barb was preceded in death by her parents; brothers Curt Andres and Mark Andres; brothers-in-law Harry Hollermann and Bernie Schloemer; sister-in-law Flo Hollermann; and mother and father-in-law Eleanor and Henry Hollermann.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral & Cremation Services of Melrose.

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