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Barbara Weum 1948-2009

Jul 23, 2009

MANKATO, MN — New Ulm, MN, resident, Barbara (Gunn) Weum, 61, died on Friday, July 17, 2009, at her home.

Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Woodland Hills Funeral Home in Mankato, MN, is assisting with arrangements.

Barbara was born in Emmetsburg, on July 12, 1948, to Elmer J. and Joyce (Mittag) Gunn. She attended school in Emmetsburg, graduating Emmetsburg High School in 1966. She then went to Iowa Lakes Community College and later Mankato State, where she attained a Bachelors’ Degree in Social Work and Corrections.

She is survived by brothers and sisters: Sandra J. Cox of Des Moines; Gerald L. Gunn of Havelock; John E. Gunn of French Gulch, CO; Michael D. Gunn of Des Moines; James W. Gunn of rural Spencer; Jay and Karen (Gunn) Myers of Mankato, MN; Danny and Sheryl (Gunn) Morris, of Austin, TX; and Major Jeffrey C. Gunn, who is currently serving in the armed forces. Also her sons, David M. Weum of Cedar Falls; Patrick R. James of Cedar Falls; and Timothy C. James of Ringsted; and many nieces and nephews.

Ms. Weum was preceded in death by her parents; her brother Robert W. Gunn; son Dale L. Weum; and nephew Steven LeTien.