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Barbara L. Teel

May 28, 1933 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 86)


Funeral Services and a Mass of Christian Burial for Barbara L. Teel, 86, a resident of Walcott, formerly of Blue Grass, will be 10am Friday, November 22, 2019 at St. Andrew Catholic Church, 333 W. Lotte Street, Blue Grass.  Visitation will be 4-6pm Thursday at the church.  Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery, Buffalo, Iowa. 

Barbara passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House surrounded by her loving family.  

Barbara Lee Porstmann was born May 28, 1933 in Davenport, a daughter of Elmer and Mary (Westendorf) Porstmann.  She married Edwin G. Teel on June 14, 1952 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Buffalo, Iowa. He preceded her in death November 7, 2013.

Barbara enjoyed boating and snow skiing with family and friends.   She also liked traveling in their RV, spending the winter months in Arizona and Texas.  She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, Blue Grass and loved spending time with her family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St Judes or Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Those left to honor Barbara’s memory include her children: Randal “ Fuzzy” (Kris) Teel and Rodney (Jolene) Teel, all of Blue Grass and Tammy (Joe) Karwoski, Parker, Colorado; grandchildren, Stacie (Parker) Utz, Parker, Colorado, Tricia Karwoski, Denver Colorado, Marshall (Sammi) Teel, Erin (Tony) Latoria,  Rene (Andrew) Mulka all of Blue Grass, Trey Teel, Walcott; and eight great-grandchildren. 

Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, is assisting the family with arrangements.


To send flowers to Barbara's family, please visit our floral store.


November 21, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Mass of Christian Burial
November 22, 2019

10:00 AM

November 22, 2019

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