Barbara Ann Kochel

April 3, 1939July 11, 2019

Barbara A. Kochel

The Family of Barbara A. Kochel is heartbroken to announce her passing on July 11, 2019, at the age of 80 years. Her two daughters, Kim (Steve) Simmons and Lydia (David) Smith, will dearly miss their mother Barbara. Barbara’s two younger sisters Patt (Jessie) Provencio and Mary Laucks will hold her forever in their hearts. Barbara had a passion for her family. She dearly loved her grandchildren, Alicia (Jose) De Alba, Ineke Smith, Quinten (Emily) Smith, and Alex Felli who will lovingly remember her forever. Fond memories will be treasured by her niece Sarah Belksma, and her great-grandchildren Emilia and Jose De Alba, and many other family members. Barbara was preceded in death by her husband Glenn H. Kochel, and son Glenn Kochel Jr. (GJ), the family takes great comfort in them being reunited again. Barbara was known for her warm smile, kindness, and compassionate spirit. She touched every person who was blessed to meet her. Barbara was a genuine lady, who made everything beautiful around her. Many will lovingly remember Barbara as “Mrs. K” from Baskin Robbins-Dunkin Donuts in Tucson, Arizona. A Funeral service in memory of Barbara will be held at East Lawn Palms Mortuary on Wednesday July 17, 2019 at 9:30 am. Donations may be sent to the Alzheimer’s Society in Barbara’s name.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, July 17, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, July 17, 2019


Barbara Ann Kochel

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John/Carolyn Gerhart

July 14, 2019

Barbara is my sister law . Barbara was a wonderful sister in law, always had a smile on her face and loved family with a big heart.
Her family and mine have wonderful memories of our time traveling or visiting each other. Our children and her children loved these times together.
She will be missed by everyone who knew her.
Barbara will be missed by everyone but we know we will meet again .
Love you Barbara.
Carolyn Gerhart

Robt Adame

July 13, 2019

We only knew Barbara through your loving words and memories,
we know you will remember her always and the grief you feel now will pass. We love you, and our thoughts are with you and your family.

Nana, Mom and Dad

Sarah Belksma

July 13, 2019

I was turly blessed to call her my aunt and treasure all the memories and words of wisdom she shared with me