Barbara A. Kinnison (nee Simpson) of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2023, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of 64 years to Jerome Kinnison; cherished daughter of the late Frank and Marie Simpson; loving mother of Kathy (Don) Mueller, Scott (Donna) Kinnison, Tom (Chris) Kinnison, Peggy (Philip) Luedecke, and David (Stephanie) Kinnison; loving grandmother to Bryan Duepner and Emily (Bob Huber) Mueller, Corey and Alyssa Kinnison, Tony (Madeline) and Nicholas (Amanda) Luedecke, Hannah and Noah Kinnison, and Tony (Leslie) and Jake Browning; precious great-grandma “GG” to Elliot, Tatum, Evelyn, Leo and Fitzgerald Luedecke, and Margaux and Adelaide Browning; dear sister of Peggy Simpson and the late Kay Frisch. Loving aunt, great aunt, sister-in-law, and friend to all.
Barb, a devoted Catholic and affectionate mother, adored her family wholeheartedly. She loved bowling, playing tennis, and golfing with her life-long friends. Barb absolutely loved to travel around the whole country, especially visiting many of the National Parks to marvel at their beauty and her trips to Marco Island to relax. She was the ultimate shopper and gift-giver, especially at Christmas time. She loved watching Law and Order, drinking her Manhattans and enjoying her Chex Mix. She was cherished by all.