BARBARA A HELDER
July 13, 1944 – June 8, 2021
Barbara Ann Helder, 76, of Rock Island, formerly of Houston, TX, passed away Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at UnityPoint Trinity in Rock Island. There will be no services. Her final resting place will be in Brookside Memorial Park in Houston, TX. Online condolences may be left at www.rungemortuary.com. Barbara was born July 13, 1944 in Houston, the daughter of Howard and Dorothy Boldt, Sr. She received her Master’s in Education and in her earlier years taught school in the Houston area. She chose to be a stay-at-home mom when she had her children, Rob and Cathy. She was an avid shopper and loved dogs, especially Huskies. She also loved going to rock concerts, her favorite being, Aerosmith. Those left to honor her memory include her children, Cathy (Bill) Gay, Chanute, KS and Rob (Becca) Howell, Davenport and grandchildren: Jeremy and Brandon Kinzer, Olivia and Julia Howell and Amberlynn Henshall. Her parents and a brother, Howard Boldt, Jr. preceded her in death.