Barb Natte, age 65, of St. Leo, MN, passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at the Sanford Canby Medical Center. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30am on Wednesday, November 20th at the Houseman Funeral Home. Burial will be at the St. Leo Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held 5 to 8pm on Tuesday, November 19th at the Houseman Funeral Home in Canby.
Barbara Jean (Eischens) Natte was born on January 2, 1954 in Canby, MN to Irvin and Genevieve (VanDerostyne) Eischens. She attended St. Leo Catholic School and graduated from Canby High School and Canby Vocational School. On September 29, 1973 she was married to Bill Natte at the St. Leo Catholic Church. She worked at Schotts Incorporated in Minneota until they closed and then worked at Vishay in Marshall until she retired on June 29, 2019. She was very dedicated to her job. Barb was called home on Friday, November 15, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer at the age of 65 years, 10 months and 13 days.
She is survived by her husband Bill, of St. Leo; son, Chris (Kris) Natte, of Luverne, MN; grandchildren: Sam Zahnow, Will Natte, Calley Petersen, Gena Natte, Dalton Petersen, Samantha Natte and Aby Petersen; siblings: Leonard (Linda) Eischens, Larry (Florence) Eischens, Dennis (Judy) Eischens, Roger (Lori) Eischens, JoAnn Downing, Cindy (Mike) Sanow, Ronald (Jackie) Eischens, Allan (Robin) Eischens, Daryl (Cindy) Eischens and Doug (finace, Janine Victor) Eischens; brother-in-law, Ron Sussner; and many nieces, nephews, relative and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Shirley; infant brother, Dean; brother-in-law, Greg Downing; niece Angela; and nephew, Brandon.