St. Louis Cremation

Barbara K. (Streb) Tymkew

Barbara K. (Streb) Tymkew, 73, of Lemay, Missouri passed away peacefully at home on November 16,
2020, surrounded by loved ones.

Barb was born June 22, 1947 to Robert and Virginia (Wilson) Streb. She married John Tymkew on
October 11, 1969. They were married for 48 years, raising two sons before John’s passing in 2017. Barb
was active in her church, serving as church secretary until her retirement in 2014. She enjoyed watching
her sons and grandchildren participate in sports, singing at her church, getting together with friends and
family, and spending time with her dog, Chloe. Barb is survived by her brother Eugene Streb, sons
Steven (Heidi) Tymkew and Robert (Denise) Tymkew, and grandchildren Ally, Ashley, Kyle, Katie, and

A memorial service will follow at a later date.

1 Comment

  1. Tom Diehl on November 22, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    Three years. That’s how long Barb sat between me and Jim Diehl in band practice. The trumpet section’s ringleader. Condolences to her family.

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