Barbara Jan Setter of Belton, Missouri (formerly of Kansas City, Missouri and Scipio, Kansas) passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 27, 2018 after a courageous battle against breast cancer. Barbara was born March 26, 1941 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Barbara was preceded in death by her parents Richard and Lorene Strobel. She is survived by her husband of 57 years Kenneth, her children Lori Setter, Jerry Setter (Cindy), Janel Setter, Michelle Beets (Greg), and Amy Coleman (Dan), her grandchildren Nick Lancaster Slick (Kat), Kaitlyn Nebeker (David), Abigail Byrd, Cole Setter, Anna Setter, Henry Beets, Andrew Beets, Mary Katherine Coleman, Elizabeth Coleman and her great-grandchild Benjamin Nebeker, she is also survived by her siblings Cathy Kratzberg and John Strobel (Cheryl) and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Barbara was raised on the Strobel Family Farm in Scipio, Kansas and attended Holy Angels Grade School and Richmond High School. She lived and worked at Hallmark in Lawrence, Kansas prior to her marriage. She married Kenneth Setter of Greeley, Kansas at St. Boniface Church on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 1960. Together they raised a family of five children in Kansas City, Missouri. Barbara was actively involved in her children’s schools and groups at Christ the King and Bishop O’Hara High School. She was member of the Western Hills Garden Club, supporter of Garnett Chamber Players, and a very proud Richmond High School Alum. Barbara enjoyed cooking, planning and celebrating all holidays, but especially Christmas. She was an avid cookbook and recipe collector and will forever be remembered for her wonderful cooking. Barbara was the heart and soul of our family; our holidays and family celebrations will never be the same without her.
Visitation and Funeral Mass will be held at Queen of the Holy Rosary, 22779 Metcalf Avenue, Bucyrus, Kansas 66013. Visitation is Wednesday, August 1, 2018 from 5 to 7PM with rosary following. Funeral mass is Thursday, August 2 at 10AM at Queen of the Holy Rosary. Burial will be at St. Boniface Cemetery in Scipio, Kansas. Luncheon to follow at St. Boniface Hall.