Williamsburg-Barbara Ellen McCune was born March 5, 1965 in Marengo, Iowa, the daughter of John Francis and Shirley Ann (Werner) McCune. She graduated from Williamsburg High School in 1983. Barb was a life long farmer, producing crops, raising cattle and custom baling. Barb was united in marriage to Orville L. Weiss on December 17, 2014, in North English. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Williamsburg. She enjoyed spending time with her dogs (Ace, Max and Rosie), going to the sale barn, gardening and canning. She had her pilots license and was a former real estate agent for Grimm Realty. Barb passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017 at her home.
She is survived by her mother Shirley of North English; five siblings: Katherine (Jay) Friesen of Tucson, AZ, Tom (Darlene) McCune of Cedar Rapids, Janet (Monte) Kugley of Homestead, Carolyn McCune of Des Moines and Kim McCune (Steve Fuhrmeister) of Iowa City; a sister-in-law: Joy McCune of Albert Lea, MN and a number of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, 2 brothers: John III and William and her husband Orville.
Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am Friday, October 13, 2017 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Williamsburg. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Parnell. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg, where there will be a prayer service at 4:00 pm. Memorials are for Safe Haven of Iowa County.
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