Barbara Ann Kurtz, of Crystal Lake, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, March 20, 2020 just 6 days shy of her 85th birthday. Barb battled several health issues over the past few years.
She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. As a Born Again Christian, Barb was committed to her beliefs and stood strong in her faith. She was a longtime employee of Centegra Health System and enjoyed her coworkers. Barb had many wonderful friends and she loved all children and animals. She enjoyed traveling and was a huge Country Western music fan. Barb will truly be missed by so many.
Barb is survived by her children, Diane Kurtz, of Crystal Lake and Sam (Connie) Goldberg, of Woodstock; grandchildren, Sarah Goldberg, of Woodstock and Joshua (McKenzie) Goldberg, of Spotsylvania, VA; great grandchildren, Ethan, Brady and Rachel; brother, Steve (Linda) Gross, of Hampshire; and her faithful dog companion, Fancy.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alton and Mary Gross; brothers, Alton Jr., Ronnie and Gary; daughter, Sissy; and grandson, Jason.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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