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Wilma Rita
Barnell (Yauss)

April 12, 1931 – November 2, 2018

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Obituary for Wilma Rita Barnell (Yauss)

WILMA RITA BARNELL (nee Yauss), beloved wife of the late Donald Barnell, loving mother of Carol (Jim) Mannix, Michael (Natalie) Barnell, Mary (Don) Schuchmann, Louis Barnell, Patty (Jim) Frondorf and Jerry Barnell, cherished grandmother of Ann, Robin, Donny, Missy, Molly, Brett, Ross, Shannon, Ryan and Michael, great grandmother of 9, sister of Bill Yauss, the late Louis Yauss and the late Rose Sabin. Daughter of the late Louis and Marie Yauss. Wilma attended St Pius School and graduated from St Xavier Commercial High School. After graduation she worked for the St Anthony Messenger. She met the love of her life, Donald. They married in 1952, then moved to Santa Anna California while Donald served at El Toro Marine Corp Air Station. They returned to Cincinnati to raise the children. Wilma was a fighter, and did all that she could for herself and her family. She lived every day to the fullest up until she took her last breath, Friday, November 2, 2018 at age 87. Visitation at Rebold, Rosenacker & Sexton Funeral Home, 3700 Glenmore Ave, Cheviot, Friday 5 PM to 8 PM. Funeral Mass, Saturday, 9 AM, St. Martin of Tours Church. Burial to follow in St Joseph Old Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, The Barnell Family suggests donations to Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly, 5530 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati (45239) or Little Sisters of the Poor, 476 Riddle Rd, Cincinnati (45220). Condolence may be shared and donations completed online at www.rebold.com.

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When Friday, November 9th, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm
at the Funeral Home
3700 Glenmore Ave
Cheviot, OH 45211

Service Information

Saturday, November 10th, 2018 9:00am
Fr. Terry Hamilton
St Martin of Tours Church
Glenmore & Harding
Cheviot, OH 45211

Interment Information

St. Joseph Old Cemetery
3823 West 8th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45205