DeCosse, Barbara Methven Barbara passed away at home on Wednesday, October 13th. She was 92. Barbara is survived by her children Michael (Patty) DeCosse, Katie DeCosse (Don Prieb), granddaughter June Hessler (David), and great-granddaughter, Olive. She also leaves behind nephews John & Kevin Bigelow and a grandnephew. Barbara is predeceased by daughter Lucy DeCosse, great grandson Jack, sister Jean Bigelow Schiesel and parents Don A & Lee Methven. A dog lover her entire life, she is also survived by Cocoa. Barbara was a proud graduate of the University of St Catherine and excelled in her studies. An artist and writer at heart, she was able to use those skills throughout her life however, it wasn't until later in life that she really explored watercolor painting. Travel was a passion of hers and she traveled the world extensively, taking pictures to inspire future paintings. She was also an avid reader and lover of books, re-reading some of her favorites many times. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St Joan of Arc Church on November 9, at 11:00 AM with visitation one hour prior to service. Burial will be private. Masks are required to enter the church, located at 4537 3rd Avenue S, Minneapolis, 55419 Memorials may be sent to Hope Community in Minneapolis or the Animal Humane Society in Golden Valley.

Published on November 7, 2021