Barbara Ann Hermanson, 54, of Cape Coral and formerly of Madison, Wis., passed away Monday, Sept. 24 2012, at Gulf Coast Hospital Fort Myers.
She was born on March 6, 1958, the daughter of Donald E. and Eleanore F. (Lehmkuhl) Ushman in Colorado Springs, Colo. She is a confirmed Lutheran and was an active church member at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Madison Wis.
She graduated from Madison East High School in the class of 1977.
She was currently working for Walmart in Cape Coral. She had previously worked for Star Photo in Madison, Wis. for 25 years.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Ellen Mickelson.
She is survived by her husband, John Hermanson; three sons, Martin, John and Robert; her parents; two sisters, Peggy Ushman of Fairfax, Va., and Beverly Anstice of Edgerton, Wis.; a brother, Donald T. Ushman of Madison Wis.; four uncles; two aunts; and several nephews and cousins.
She lived in several areas growing up including Colorado Springs, Col.; St Johns, Newfoundland; North Bay, Ontario Canada; Mt. Clemens, Mich.; Ashland, Ill.; Springfield, Ill.; and Madison, Wis.; prior to moving to Cape Coral two years ago.
Barb, as she was known to her friends, was an upbeat, cheerful person who loved interaction with people. She will be missed by her many friends. She enjoyed working on her computer and had a knack for designing and producing cards for all occasions.
She was active in the Civil Air Patrol for many years. She was also active in the Boy Scouts of America for many years.
Family and friends may sign the quest register by visiting www.dignifiedcremations.com.