Barbara Nisbit, 87, of Lewiston died Monday, August 5, 2019 at her home in hospice care. Barb was born January 6, 1932 in Winona to Fred and Edna (Dyar) Henry. She grew up at Fremont and graduated from Lewiston High School in 1950. Barb and Harold "Snuffy" Nisbit were married in 1950 and made their home in Lewiston. Barb worked for Rush Products, Lake Center Switch, and TRW - retiring in 2006. She was proud of the many perfect attendance awards she received for work. Barb was an involved community volunteer helping with the Fools Five race by being the top seller of Fools Five tee shirts. She was a dedicated fan of the Minnesota Vikings and whoever was playing the Packers. She also enjoyed following the Twins.
Family was the center of Barb's life, keeping in constant contact with her kids and keeping meticulous records of where her grandkids were and of their birthdays.
Survivors include her children; Sandy Nisbit of Lewiston, Steve (JoJo) Nisbit of Dover, Keith "Stub" Nisbit of Lewiston, Vicky (Ron) Kessler of Lewiston, and Karen (Ron) Mueller of Elba; grandchildren, Jennifer, Chad, Brian, Amber, Ashly, Amber, Jamie and Kyle; 16 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Lilly Henry. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1982; her son Kevin in 1995; brother Gordon Henry; sister Dorothy Solie; twin infant brothers, Louis and Lyman.
Services to remember Barbara will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at Hoff Funeral Service in St. Charles. Led by Funeral Celebrant, Dianne Rislow. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery in St. Charles. A reception will follow. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home. Please share a memory of Barb at her online guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com. Barb's family would like to thank Winona Area Hospice and Winona Health, Emergency Room and Lewiston Ambulance for their kind and patient care.
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May God comfort all of you in your loss of Barb.
My condolences to all of Barb’s family.
Talk Sandy and Vicky this is Mary Ellen and I’m so sorry Mary Kay just stopped by and I asked her when the funeral would be and she said I’m just coming from and I am so sorry it just makes me sick that I could not be with you give you a hug and say how sorry I am your mom was a wonderful person she supported so many people in everything that she did and especially high school we look forward to seeing her and always visited with your mom as much as we could I liked her very much
My condolences and deepest sympathy to all of Barb's family.
My thoughts are with you today remembering Barb as a classy lady always upbeat. Deepest sympathy to all of you. Cherish the memories.
She will be missed deeply, a wonderful and beautiful person inside and out. Love and condolences to the family. She will be in our memories forever..... Sonny and Donna Roedeske
Thoughts and prayers 🙏 for all of Barb's family. Treasure all of the memories of her many years. God bless. 🤗🙏🌻
Thoughts and prayers to all.
So sorry for your loss!I worked with Barbara she was a very nice lady!
Deepest sympathy to the Nisbit family. I'm very sorry for your loss.
Barb will be missed but never forgotten--I used to work with Barb-such a wonderful lady--Our sympathy to her family
So very sorry for your loss. Barb was a wonderful woman. She will be greatly missed.
Our deepest sympathies to the Nisbit family. Our thoughts are with you.
Karen, Ron & Kyle....I’m so sorry to hear of your Mom passing....what a challenging time for your family!! Mother’s are so special. Know I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers...love you guys!!
Sandy and family - so sorry to hear about your Mother, thoughts and prayers to you all.
Mike and Chris Hannon
Please accept our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts. Barbie was a great neighbor!
Sorry for your loss. Sending hugs and prayers.
What a sad day. She will ALWAYS be in my heart. And all the good memories. She was a huge Viking fan and we were both proud to wear our purple and that will continue in her memory. Love you Barbie and Thank you for your friendship. RIP.
Ou deepest sympathy to all of Barbs family. Jeff & Denise Griffin
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