Mrs. Barkau was preceded in death by her parents, Wilbur and Eileen K., nee Rehbein, Holcomb; and two brothers, Gary Holcomb, and Lane Holcomb.
Surviving are her husband of 40 years, Richard Barkau, whom she married on July 11, 1980;
three sons, Shawn E. (Jeevna) Wagner, Justin L. Wagner (fiancé, Melanie), and Jared B. Wagner;
and a sister, Joni (John) Boman.
The family would like to thank BJC Hospice for their wonderful help through a very difficult time, but especially to our beautiful, caring nurse, Kaylee.
Memorials may be made to BJC Hospice. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com
A memorial visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, November 20, 2021, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Freeburg, IL.