Barbara J. Reblin “Barb” (nee Blend) of Waukesha, a cherished member of the community, peacefully passed away on November 9, 2023, at the age of 64. Born on February 13, 1959, to Carl and Marie Blend (nee Waldron). Barbara's life was marked by love, passion, and creativity.
Barbara was an avid learner, dedicated to studying the teachings of the bible, and her spiritual journey was a guiding force, providing solace and inspiration in her life.
Her love for wildlife went beyond appreciation; she found joy in fishing, connecting with nature and expressing her appreciation for the world around her through various interests.
Barb liked to bowl, and she was a huge Packer fan.
In the realm of art, Barbara truly flourished. Her greatest passion was painting animals, skillfully capturing their essence with every stroke of her brush. Her artistic talents extended to seasonal decorations, and her enchanting Christmas displays were admired by everyone who knew her.
Barbara radiated positivity and had an infectious love for life. Her warm spirit and genuine kindness touched the hearts of those fortunate enough to know her. She leaves behind a legacy of creativity, passion, and a zest for life that will be remembered by all who shared in her journey.
Barbara is survived by her loving husband Terry, siblings Susan (George) Weber, Richard (Fran) Blend, Chris (Brian Meyer) Blend, sisters and brothers-in-law Cheryl (James) Hafemann, Randy (Mary) Reblin, Kenneth Reblin (the late Rose) Reblin, Sharon (the late Ron) Griffen, Sandy Reblin, along with 7 nieces and 6 nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother Thomas Blend, and in-laws Beatrice and Kenneth Reblin Sr.
Barbara's soul is at eternal peace, and may the memories of her vibrant and joyous life bring comfort to those who mourn her passing. Services will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to St. Jude’s at St.jude.org.
“The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses who took care of Barb over the past 3 years at Aurora Oncology and a special thank you to Zilber Family Hospice for the compassionate care and support they provided for Barb and our family”.