Barbara A. Kistenmacher
March 28, 1941 - October 21, 2021

Barbara A. Kistenmacher

Barbara A. Kistenmacher
Mar 28, 1941 - Oct 21, 2021

Barbara A. Kistenmacher

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Barbara Ann Kistenmacher, 80, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Calvary Church. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to Vision Trust. Online condolences may be made at

Barb was born on March 28, 1941, the daughter of Edwin H. and Lorene E. Viner Groters. She married Dennis Kistenmacher on July 21, 1962, in Muscatine.

Barb was a receptionist and nursing assistant at Dr. Carlson's office. She later worked as a teacher's aide in the preschool program. Barb was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, our church small group, Woman's Bible Study Group friends, playing games on her tablet, knitting, crocheting, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Dennis Kistenmacher of Muscatine; her son, Brent Kistenmacher of Muscatine; one grandson, Robert J. Woolsey of Leavenworth, Kansas; and her sister, Shirley Amos and her husband, Floyd, of Muscatine.

Barb is preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Cindy Woolsey; and one brother in infancy.


Barrie and Joyce Barlow on Oct 31, 2021

Denny, we are so sorry for your loss. We will always remember Barb for her infectious smile and kind heart.

Joy Lary on Oct 27, 2021

What a wonderful lady I was blessed to know. I could always count on Barb's smiles, hugs and kind connection every time I saw her. Love you, Denny and Brent. Keeping you both close to my heart and in my prayers.

Shelly Meyn on Oct 27, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Denny, you and Barb played such an influential part in our early years of marriage. We are forever grateful to you. Myron & Shelly Meyn

Anita Hartley on Oct 26, 2021

dennis, so sorry your wife has passed away. my sympathies to you and your family

Mary Gieselman on Oct 25, 2021

CandleSo sorry to read about Barb. We had a wonderful professional relationship for a number of years. I felt very fortunate to know and care for her. My sincere thoughts and condolences to Dennis and family.



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