Barbara Jean Guinther

Barbara Jean Guinther, 68, of Saint Paul, Iowa, passed away at 1:27 a.m. Monday, January 16, 2023, at Southeast Iowa Regional Home Health and Hospice House in West Burlington, Iowa.

Born on October 3, 1954, in Fort Madison, Iowa, the daughter of Lloyd and Catherine (Walljasper) Grelk. On December 12, 1978, in Fort Madison, Iowa she married Ken Guinther.

Barbara is survived by her husband: Ken; three daughters: Brenda Grelk, Dawn Cunningham and Andrea Guinther; three brothers: Bob Grelk, Ken Grelk and Gary Grelk; two sisters: Mary Umbarger and Eileen Vorwalt; eight grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers: Dewayne, Tony and Norb Grelk.

Barbara graduated from Marquette High School and retired from Metromail. In her free time she enjoyed cross stitching, seek and find, t.v. shows and especially her grandchildren.

Her body has been entrusted to the crematory of Schmitz Funeral Home for cremation.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 28, 2023 at the Pilot Grove Bank Community Room in Pilot Grove.

A memorial has been established in her memory.

Online condolences may be made to the family at Schmitz Funeral Home of West Point is assisting the family with arrangements.