Details for Barbara A. Avery

Barbara A. (Hassinger) Avery, age 83, of Janesville, died on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Alden Estates, Jefferson. She was born at home in Janesville on May 9, 1934, the daughter of Ralph and Hazel (Cullen) Hassinger. She worked for Sentry Foods in Janesville and Beloit for 29 years, retiring on March 17, 2001. She was a devoted mother to her children. Her family meant everything to her. Barbara is survived by her two daughters, Dianne L. (Jeff) DeSormeau and Kelli A. (Gary) Lewis; six grandchildren: Amber (Mark) Warmke, Ashley (Ken Schuur) Lowry, Aimee (David) Budres, Andrew (Megan) Lewis, Lauryn Avery, and Josh (Mariel) Avery; seven great-grandchildren: Connor and Abigail Warmke, Ella Avery Mulhern, Bailey Schuur, Brody Lewis, Blayklee Budres and Chloe Lewis; father of her children and special friend, Darrell Avery; several nieces and nephews; other extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, David Avery on February 26, 2009; brothers: George, Robert, and Ralph Hassinger, Jr.; and sister, Margaret (Charles) Raisbeck. A Visitation will be held on Monday, January 15, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME, after which we will proceed to St. William Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12 noon. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. For online obituary and registry: