Barbara L. "Barb" Cristl
Of Sussex, WI, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 18, 2011, lovingly surrounded by her
family at Seasons Hospice, at the age of 72. Barb was born January 2, 1934, in Ohio, the
daughter of Egbert and Bernice Block. She had been part owner of GC Electric of Pewaukee. Barb
enjoyed traveling, old car shows, and gardening. Most of all Barb loved spending time with her
Barb will be sadly missed by her children, Deborah Christl of Waukesha, Daniel (Lynda) Christl of
West Bend and Lisa (Paul) Krentz of Sheboygan; her grandchildren, Thomas Christl, Danielle
Christl, Scott Christl, Kevin Krentz and Julie Krenz. She is further survived by her former husband,
Gordon Christl; brothers, sister, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends. Barb is
preceded in death by a son Michael Christl.
The family would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Community Memorial Hospital, Oncology
Alliance and Seasons Hospice. A special thank you to Dr. Sanchez and neighbor, Mary for all their
help and support throughout Barb's illness. ?
A celebration of Barb's life will be held at a later date for family and friends. In lieu of flowers,
memorials in Barb's name to The Women's Center P.O. Box 554 Waukesha, WI 53187-0554, or
charity of your choice appreciated.
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