Barbara Pfiffner, 85, of McHenry and formerly of Mount Vernon and Cedar Rapids, IA, passed away April 18, 2018, at Fox Point. She was born November 4, 1932 in Fairfield, IA to Raymond B. and Margaret P. (Rice) Rumer. On January 23, 1954, she married the love of her life, John F. Pfiffner, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Des Moines, IA.
One of Barbara’s greatest loves was her family. She took great pride in raising her children and taking care of her home. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her, but not soon forgotten.
Barbara leaves behind her dear husband of 64 years, John; her children, Tony (Susanne) Pfiffner of Spesbach, Germany, Timothy (Lisa) Pfiffner of Marengo, IL, Thomas (Maria) Pfiffner of Mason City, IA, Ann (Monte Scheib) Pfiffner of Fort Collins, CO, and Matthew (Debra) Pfiffner of Mt. Dora, FL; her grandchildren, Bradley (Elizabeth) Pfiffner of Harvard, IL, Corey Pfiffner of Lake in the Hills, IL, Andrew Pfiffner of Marengo, IL, Erik Pfiffner of Berlin, Germany, Hannah Pfiffner of Berlin, Germany, Lindsay Pfiffner of Valley Village, CA, Brittany Pfiffner of Minot, ND, Leah Pfiffner of Mt. Dora, FL, and Luke Scheib of Fort Collins, CO; a brother, John Rumer of Urbandale, IA; three nephews, Rick (Ann) Rumer of Des Moines, IA, Rod Rumer of Johnston, IA, and Steven Pfiffner; and a niece, Kathy Nugent of Fort Wort, TX.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Janice (Hayward) Rumer.
Services were private for her family. The cremation rite was accorded privately.
Arrangements were entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com. where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for Barbara’s family.