Barb E. Nehls

June 22, 1960 - July 9, 2019

Evansville -- Barb E. Nehls, age 59, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville. She was born on June 22, 1960, the daughter of Rodger and Betty (Schulz) Stryhn. Barb married Ken Nehls on February 2, 1989 at the United Methodist Church Evansville. She worked for the Evansville School District as a cook for many years, before working at the Eager Free Public Library in Evansville until her retirement. She was always willing to help anyone who asked, and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.

She leaves behind her husband Ken; her two dogs that she dearly loved; two brothers, Rodney (Jan) Stryhn of Longview, WA., Gary (Sharon) Stryhn of Manitowac, WI; sister, Carol (Cliff) Muchow of Evansville; stepdaughter, Toni Anderson; grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Janesville; and stepson, Ken (Jenny) Nehls, Jr.; grandchildren and great-grandchildren of Northport, FL; sister-in-law, Carol (Bud) Scott of Rocky Comfort, MO. She also leaves behind many nieces; nephews; great nieces and nephews who she dearly loved. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rodger and Betty Stryhn; and a niece, Susie Muchow.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at Ward-Hurtley Funeral Home Evansville, with Reverend Ann Scott of United Methodist Church Evansville officiating. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Evansville. A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at