In loving memory of

Barbara Joan Kahl
March 23, 1930 - September 10, 2020

Barbara Kahl, 90, of Glenwood, IA passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Glen Haven Village. Private graveside services will be held at the Mineola Cemetery in Mineola, IA with Pastor Luke Kuenzli officiating. Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood is caring for Barbara and her family.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Oak Township Vol. Fire Department or St. John Lutheran Church of Mineola, IA.

Barbara Joan Kahl, 90, of Glenwood, Iowa passed away on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Glen Haven Village.
Barbara was born on March 23, 1930, one of four children of Fred and Alma (Basch) Meyer, on a farm in Jefferson Township, Harrison County, Iowa. She was a graduate from Thomas Jefferson High School in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Barbara and Robert Henry Kahl were united in marriage on October 9, 1960 at St. John Lutheran Church in Mineola, Iowa. The couple was blessed with two daughters, Nancy and Kelly.
Barbara was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Mineola. She enjoyed cooking, baking and selling her homemade baked goods, jams, jellies, and other goodies along with vegetables from her garden at the area farmer's markets. Barbara enjoyed watching her daughters and granddaughters play in school sports and loved watching the Hallmark Channel. She especially loved spending time with her family, who were her pride and joy.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Bob Kahl in 2012; brother, Darrell "Keith" Meyer; and sister, Maxine Gibbs.
Barbara is survived by her daughters, Nancy Kahl, and Kelly Crouch and her husband Robert; granddaughters, Melissa Loghry and her husband Kenny, Michelle Thompson and her husband Sean, and Meghan Crouch; four great grandchildren (with another great grandbaby expected next month); brother Stanley Meyer; extended relatives; and a host of friends.


Rogene Moon wrote on Sep 12, 2020:

"My sympathy to the family of Barb. The photo of Barb with all of her baked (really yummy) goods is one of the ways I will always remember your Mother. God Bless You in the following days. Rogene"

LaVerne and Pam Obrecht wrote on Sep 12, 2020:

"Our Sympathy to Barb\'s family. It was a pleasure to know her for many years."

Dona (White) and Donny Anderson wrote on Sep 11, 2020:

"Kelly and Nancy so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. You are in our thoughts and prayers. "

Delores Roenfeld Williams wrote on Sep 11, 2020:

"Such a happy, friendly person. Love to Nancy and Kelli. Delores Williams"

Joanna Osler wrote on Sep 11, 2020:

"So sorry for the loss of your mother. I remember seeing her and your Dad at so many sporting events. She was such a fan of everything!"

Gretchen Jopp wrote on Sep 11, 2020:

"Dear Kelly, Nancy & families, I am so sorry that you have lost your mom. What a precious mama and friend. I love the photo you chose for her tribute. It shows how much she loved baking and sharing with others. She will be dearly missed & fondly remembered."

Valerie Schuld wrote on Sep 10, 2020:

"Sorry for your loss. Loved seeing her at the farmers market. "