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Barbara A. Button

Barbara A. Button

May 4, 2019

Barbara Button, 78, along time resident of Eau Claire, passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Milestone Senior Living Facility in Eau Claire.

She was born on December 7, 1940 in Eau Claire and graduated from Memorial High School. Barb’s underlying beauty and love for life caught the eye of Richard E. Button who was her soulmate and love of her life. Together they shared 35 years of memories including, 4 beautiful children. She nourished people around her with love, faith and music. Some of her most favorite times were simply spending time with friends, family, socializing and listening to music.

Barb is survived by her children, Tammy (Ed) Nelson, Teresa (Dave) Fischer and Richard (Kelly) Button; her sisters, Nancy Schneider and Mary Anderson; 7 grandchildren, Amanda Patin, Brandon Larson, Channtel Curry, Brittany Miller, Joe Button, Talyah Button, Christian Button and Alexandra Mickelson.

Barb is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Richard Button of 35 years in 1994; son, Joseph R. Button in 1995.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Premiere Events and Catering located at 2130 North Clairemont Ave in Eau Claire.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services—Celebration of Life Center in Altoona is serving the family.


Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Premiere Catering and Events, 2106 North Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54703.

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  • Gina Bradley Our Prayers and Sympathy for your loss! May all the memories help keep you all close and strong with her Love!! Blessings for the whole family. Gina & Tom Bradley. Bill Garner

    May 9 at 5:44pm

  • Brenda Tomlinson Condolences from the entire Wally Tomlinson family. We send our love and prayers to you all.

    May 7 at 5:31pm

  • Connie Lund Our sympathy to you and your family. If possible we will try to be at her celebration of life. She was a friend and classmate of mine.

    May 6 at 11:49am

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