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Tolan, Barbara

Tolan, Barbara A. (nee Bierowski)


78 of Waukegan, IL died suddenly on November 24th, 2014 surrounded by her husband and children.

She was born on October 5, 1936 in Milwaukee, WI, spent her childhood there, graduating from Notre Dame High School in Milwaukee.  

Barbara was a pioneer in computer operations and was employed at Luxor Corp, Lake County News-Sun, Cherry Electric Corp, and Industrial Towel and Uniform of New Berlin, WI.

She is survived by her husband of 31years, Jim, her 10 children; Tim (Sharon) Zak, Jeffery (Teresa) Tolan, Lyn (Bradley) Barbin, Craig (Nancy) Tolan,  Leslie (Peter) Hunziker, Lisa Tolan, Jason (Dawn) Tolan, Brendan (Janet) Tolan, Gavin (Jeanne) Tolan, and Lauren (Apolonio) Arenas and 18 grandchildren.


Visitation will be held Sunday, November 30th from 2 til 5 pm at the Salata Gurnee Funeral Home, 4190 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee, IL.  On Monday December 1st, visitation from 10 to 11 am at Rozga Funeral Home, 703 W. Lincoln Ave., Milwaukee, WI immediately followed by a mass of Christian burial at 11 am at St. Josaphat Basilica Church, 2333 S. 6th St., Milwaukee, WI. Burial will follow at the St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery, 3801 S. 6th St., Milwaukee, WI.


In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Josaphat Basilica Foundation, 620 W. Lincoln Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53215.

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