‹ Return to Current Obituaries

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Barbara's visitation.

Barbara Oveson

Barbara C. Oveson, age 84, of Kandiyohi, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday morning, July 27, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 3, at Ebenezer Lutheran Church.  Interment will be in the church cemetery.  Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, August 2, at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church.  Arrangements are with Peterson Brothers Funeral Home. www.petersonbrothers.com

Barbara Catherine Oveson was born on February 9, 1937, in Olivia, Minnesota, the daughter of John and Mary (Buchtel) Weyer.  She grew up and received her education in Olivia.  On April 20, 1956, in Milbank, South Dakota, Barbara was united in marriage to Kenneth Oveson.  They made their home in Kandiyohi and Barbara worked as a waitress at Green’s Café.  She was later employed as an Aide for the D.A.C. and Palmer Bus Company.  Barbara was a longtime member of Ebenezer Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed gardening, crafts and spending time with her family, especially all of her grandchildren.

She is survived by her four children, Kathy (and Michael) Neuharth of Snow Flake, AZ., Kenneth Oveson Jr. of Willmar, Karen Hood of Belgrade and Kay Oveson of Kandiyohi; five grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and five great great grandchildren.  Also surviving are two sisters, Dorothy Whalen of Minneapolis and Margaret Lindsey of San Antonio, TX., besides other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Kenneth in 2018 and a sister in infancy.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Barbara Oveson, please visit our flower store.


A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Oveson

LuAnn Parker Jul 30 2021 12:00 AM

One of my favorite people of all time! She always made any day better when we would see each other! Love her great sense of humor! I will miss her, but so glad she was a friend to me! Im blessed to have known her! Rest peacefully dear Barb!

LuAnn Parker Jul 30 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Oveson

Becky Chase Jul 28 2021 12:00 AM

We surely will miss Barb running into her smiley face at the stores. I've known Barb along time and my daughter worked with her at the restore it and never knew she was my daughter until I walked in the store with Tasha. We will miss you love you lots.

Becky Chase Jul 28 2021 12:00 AM

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.Wade and Mary Schmaedeka, Lucy Thorson

Wade and Mary Schmaedeka, Lucy Thorson Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home Join in honoring their life - plant a memorial tree

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM