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Obituary for Barbara Ellen Ceplina

Barbara Ellen Ceplina, age 74, of Plover passed away February 2, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

A Mass of a Christian Burial for Barb will be held at 11:00AM Tuesday February 6, 2018 at St. Bronislava Catholic Church in Plover. Rev. Edward Shuttleworth will officiate. Burial will be at a later date. Friends and family will gather to share memories from 9-10:45AM on Tuesday at church.

Barbara was born in Stevens Point on August 15, 1943, the daughter of Robert and Isabel (Tuszkowski) Pittsley. She attended local schools in Stevens Point and graduated from Maria High School. After high school she continued her education as a beautician and graduated from the Wausau School of Cosmetology. On June 27, 1963 she married the love of her life Arthur Ceplina. She continued her career as a hair stylist for 30 years until retirement in 1998.

Barb excelled at being the best mom. She was an excellent chef, artist, painter, and gardener. She also enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Stevens Point Women's Club.

She is survived by her 2 daughters: Bonnie Ceplina, Plover; Holly Schmidt, Stevens Point; 1 son: John (Cindy) Ceplina, Menomonee Falls; and 5 grandchildren: Alyxandra Schmidt, Eden Schmidt, Emily Ceplina, Rylie Ceplina, and Jack Ceplina.

She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur and daughter Peggy Ann.

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