Barbara M. Wisniewski

Barbara M. Wisniewski, 72, of Watertown, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at her home.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Hafemeister Funeral Home in Watertown, with the Rev. Ray Bezanson officiating.

Relatives and friends may gather at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the service.  

Burial will take place at Resurrection Cemetery in Mequon at a later date.  

Memorials would be appreciated to the Wounded Warrior Project.  

Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

Barbara Mary Plier was born on April 13, 1946, in La Crosse to Matthew and Geraldine (nee Mireau) Plier.  

On Feb. 15, 1969, she married Ray Wisniewski in Cedarburg.

She was a homemaker in her younger years and later worked at St. Robert Parish in Shorewood and Redemptorist Retreat Center in Oconomowoc.  

Barb enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and being with family.

She is survived by her two daughters, Carrie (Don) Butler of Lebanon and Cathy (Jeff) Krakow of Watertown; grandchildren Becky (Garrett Soldner) Butler, Emily (Brendan) Nolden, Mandy Krakow, Dani

Krakow and Anthony (Ambrye) Schultz; great-grandchildren; and sister Chris (Bob) Huebner of Cedarburg, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ray and brother Robert Plier.

The family would like to thank the Watertown EMTs as well as the officers from the Watertown Police Department for their efforts and care.



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