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“Dear Theresa and Jerry, I am sorry to hear of the lost of your mom. May God give you comfort and may you always have great memories. I am sorry...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Ticks - Kimberly, WI

“Jerry, I am very sorry to learn of your mom's passing. She was a very nice lady. I recall how she helped me as a Second Grader at St. Therese. I...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Mike Van Domelen - Sherwood, WI

“Dear Dave and family, my prayers are with you ...I remember Barb as secretary for the Ladies of St. Therese, always most pleasant and with a great...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Cindy, To a wonderful TOPS friend that I love so much. You are going through difficult times, but after reading the obituary your Mother had a...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Beverly Koester

“Barb was my mother's very dear friend. It warms my heart to think of the loving friendship they shared. From the Dorothy Kettner Hoffmann Family to...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Staebell - Madison, WI

“Kathy, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I am so glad you took the time off to be with her these last few weeks. I will pray for...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: Margaret Olle

“Kathy, I am sorry to hear about your mother. I have been thinking about you and I am so glad that you were able to spend time with her before she...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Bonnie

“Kathy, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Christine Stone

“So sorry about the loss of Aunt Barbara. She was such a good person! She will be so missed. We are sorry that we will be missing the funeral as we...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Sue Calmes

“Dear David and family, I have so many wonderful memories of you and Barbara. My parents were blessed to call you friends. Please know how many...Read More »
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11 of 19 | Posted by: Tom Woods - Appleton

“Dave. You l ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“Condolences to all the Jochman family. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. I too have fond memories of my sisters and I...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: nancy resch - menasha, WI

“My thoughts and prayers are with Barb and her beautiful family. Barb made the world a better place and she will be missed. ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Laurie Stenson - Grand Chute, WI

“I have very fond memories playing at the Jochman house!!! You Mom was always so sweet!!! Nancy (Mader) Jensen ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Nancy Jensen - Shawano, WI

“Dear "Grandpa" Jochman and Family.. We wish you our sincere sympathy and condolences at this most difficult time. Find joy in your memories and hold...Read More »
16 of 19 | Posted by: Kari Mogensen

“The best sister a person could have...she will be missed ”
17 of 19 | Posted by: Karen Groth - Oshkosh, WI

“Dave We are so sorry to hear of Barb passing, Our prayers are with you and your family Corrine & Dick Krueger (the Wed nite Bunch) ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: corrine krueger - appleton, WI

“To the family: You have my deepest sympathy. I am Pat Calnin Baum's brother's wife. I remember both Barb and Dave very well. She was a...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Marge Heinemann - Rhinelander, WI


Barbara Ann Jochman, nee Fischer, age 85, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family, following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday, March 24, 2017. Barbara was born in California on July 3, 1931 to the late Raymond and Katherine Fischer. She graduated from Shiocton High School and then went on to work for three years with the FBI in Washington, D.C. She met and soon after married the love of her life, David Jochman, on June 25, 1955. Together they enjoyed 61 joyous years of marriage. While raising her children, she was employed as a teacher's aide at St. Therese Grade School and at the Appleton Public Library. Barb and Dave volunteered at St. Vincent de Paul in Appleton for 20 years, where they were awarded "volunteer of the year" in 2005. Barb also participated in the Eucharistic Adoration in Appleton, as well as being involved in the Girl Scouts for many years. She always had a good book in her hand and enjoyed traveling. Barb was an avid Wisconsin sports fan and had a great sense of humor. Above all, she loved her family and always put others first. Barb is survived by her loving husband: David and their five children: Cindy Johnson, Kathleen (Gregg) Burkhardt, Pam (Craig) Kuepper, Jerry Jochman, and Theresa (Jeffrey) Racine; her five grandchildren: Rebecca (Doug) Mogensen, Christopher Johnson, Justin (Courtney) Kuepper, Ryan Kuepper, and Michael Burkhardt; and her great grandchildren: Emery Mogensen and twins, Milo and Noa Kuepper. She is further survived by her two sisters: Joan (Leo) Bernardin, and Karen (Ron) Groth; sisters-in-law: Bonnie Fischer, Esther Kempen, Ruth Brantmeier, and Joyce (Bill) Anderson; as well as many close friends. Barb was preceded in death by her parents, her brother: Tom Fischer; her son-in-law Curt Johnson; and several in-laws. The Funeral Liturgy for Barbara will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at ST. THERESE PARISH, 213 E Wisconsin Ave, Appleton, with Father Ryan Starks officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME, 537 N Superior St. Appleton, from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the prayer service at 6:45 p.m., and again on THURSDAY at the CHURCH from 10:00 a.m. until the time of Mass. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Barbara's name, benefiting several of her favorite charities. The family would like to thank St. Elizabeth Hospital Oncology and palliative care teams, Affinity Hospice: especially her nurse Faye, and Tina from St. Therese Parish.