Barbara Ann Hyatt

October 2, 1943 - June 4, 2009

Published: Saturday, June 6, 2009 6:03 AM CDT

Barbara Ann Hyatt, 65, longtime resident of Hibbing, died Thursday, June 4, 2009, at home surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born Oct. 2, 1943, in Superior, Wis., the daughter of William E. and Mildred (Powell) Hanson. She was a graduate of Hibbing High School. On Nov. 21, 1964, she married Robert Hyatt in Hibbing.

Barb was a member of Hibbing Alliance Church. She enjoyed her church and Bible study. She loved her grandchildren, and her family. She loved sitting outside on a sunny day visiting and watching the kids play. She spent most of her years as a homemaker, mother and grandmother. Barb always had a cup of coffee for you if you stopped by. She also enjoyed scrapbooking. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, friend, counselor, teacher and caregiver. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Robert; her children: Brian (Tana) Hyatt of Coon Rapids, Minn., Pam (John) Reini and Mark (Holly) Hyatt, all of Hibbing; grandchildren: Chester and Emily Fishel, Cecelia Renee Hyatt, Nathaniel, Andrew and Joshua Hyatt; sisters, Wanda Hubbard of Duluth and Toni Gustafson of Chisholm; brother, Joe (Debbie) Hanson of Oak Grove, Minn.; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Mike; and infant sister, Jean Marie.

Funeral: Services will be at noon Monday, June 8, at the Hibbing Alliance Church. The Rev. Kevin L. Norton will officiate.

Visitation: Will be from 10 a.m. until the service Monday at the church.

Burial: Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing.

Casketbearers: Will be Thad and Duane Hyatt, Joe Hanson, Danny Zelinski, and Steve and Rollie Erickson.

Family services provided by Anderson-Daniels, a Bauman Family Funeral Home in Hibbing. To leave a remembrance of Barbara online, log on to