MONONA-Barbara Ann Allen, age 80, died Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg.
   She was born to Henry A. and Bessie E. (Hutson) Ninneman on July 29, 1935, in Sparta. She graduated from Sparta High School, attended college in Stevens Point and Madison, and married Robert E. Allen in 1955. Together they raised four children in many communities.
   Retiring in 1995 in Reedsburg, Barb and Bob enjoyed traveling with their motor homes and condo life on Lake Monona. She was a member of St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church.
   Barbara is survived by her husband of 60 years, Robert of Monona; sons, Robert M. (Susan Evans) of St. Paul, Minn., and Richard H. (Patricia) of Madison; daughters, Lisa J. (Steven) Farnsworth of Monona and Leslie A. (Marc) Duchesneau of Alameda, Calif.; four grandchildren, Justin Farnsworth of Woodbury, Minn., Jenna Farnsworth of Monona, and Ella and Edgar Duchesneau of Alameda, Calif.; sister-in-law, Patti (James) Syverson of Sparta; nieces and nephews; and friends from the many communities in which they lived.
   She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Bessie; sisters, Helen Elkins, Alice Becker and Doris Dutton; and brother, Don Ninneman.
   A private family service will be held.
   Please join the family for a celebration of life at THE GREAT DANE PUB AND BREWERY, 876 Jupiter Dr., Madison, on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.
   Online condolences may be made at
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