Barbara Kahl

  • Died: March 23, 2019
  • Location: Belleville, Wisconsin

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home

302 Columbus Street
Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Tel. (608) 837-5400

Tribute & Message From The Family


Barbara Jean (Tonstad) Kahl, 57, of Belleville, WI, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, March 23rd, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, WI surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born the daughter of Lawrence and Mary Tonstad, on April 8, 1961 in Madison, WI. Barb graduated from La Follette High School in 1979.

She is survived by her 6 children; David (Samantha Lawler) Tonstad, Erica (Paul) Baxter, Dustin (Kelly) Kahl, Megan (Jordan Horstman) Kahl, Shelby (Dillon Wiese) Kahl, and Derek Kahl. She leaves behind 13 grandchildren. She is also survived by her three brothers, Mike (Susie) Tonstad, Rick (Judy) Tonstad, Kevin Tonstad, as well as numerous relatives and friends. Barb was preceded in death by her parents.

Barb spent all of her adult life as a care-giver; it was truly her life's work. Whether it was caring for her own 6 children, her 13 grandchildren, or her patients and customers through her place of work. She put forth so much love in her lifetime. Barb was not only a devoted mother and grandmother, she was a loyal friend to everyone she met.

A memorial service will be held at Lakeview Moravian Community Church, 3565 Tulane Ave., in Madison, WI on Friday, March 29th. A visitation will held be at 10:00am prior to the 11:00am service. Luncheon will be served following the service at the VFW on Cottage Grove Rd. in Madison.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested memorials made to the family.