Bartley: Barbara Ann (nee Ryckman) passed away suddenly at her residence in Killarney, Manitoba on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Barbara was born on September 16, 1946 in Hartney, Manitoba and was raised in the Hartney and Souris area. Barbara was the older of two children born to Earl and Anne Ryckman. Barbara married Claire Bartley on September 16, 1967 in Souris and raised three girls, Kimberly, Heather and Tammy. Barb was a member of the Souris Legion for many years, as well as a member of the Royal Purple. In 1985 Barbara and Claire moved to Brandon and resided there until 2008 when they relocated to Killarney, Manitoba. While in Brandon Barb was a dedicated wife and mother but she also was employed at DND Shilo and Brandon Shoppers Mall. Barb also enjoyed bingo, dancing, knitting and visiting with her children and grandchildren of which she spent many hours doing. Barbara leaves behind to mourn; her husband of 50 years, Claire, three children; Kimberly (Jason) Soltys, Heather (Kevin) Skeoch, and Tammy (David) Holowchuk, and three beautiful grandchildren Kayla Soltys, Courtney Soltys and Brody Skeoch. Barbara also leaves behind to mourn, her brother Ken (Linda) Ryckman, nephew, Mark (Angie) Ryckman and niece, Michelle Kozak (Kyle Gosnold). A celebration of Barbara’s life was held on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Kowalchuk’s Funeral Chapel with Pastor Darryl Hartwig officiating. Interment was at the Souris & Glenwood Cemetery. In memory of Barbara, donations may be made to Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba or to the Ronald McDonald House.