Barbara S. Guhde, age 70, of Hamburg, passed away on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebr.
Barbara was born on May 2, 1947, in Hamburg; the daughter of Harold G. and Ethel Pauline (Case) Purtle, Sr.
She was raised in the Hamburg area and graduated from Hamburg High School with the class of 1965.
Barbara was married to Richard A. Guhde in Hamburg on Dec. 8, 2001.  
She worked at American Meter in Nebraska City for over 30 years.  
She was a member of the Free Methodist Church in Hamburg.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband Richard Guhde of Hamburg; children:  Chris Falk and husband Steve of Essex; Susan Pabst and husband Bob of Hamburg; Sherri Gardner and significant other Carlos of Denison; Dale Thummel of Thurman; Rick Guhde of Nebraska City; Julie Wiebusch  and husband Mike of Talmage, Nebr.; two brothers:  Harold “Pete” Purtle and wife Vicky of Hamburg, and Mike Bridgford of Omaha; eight grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; other family and friends.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters:  Donna Fletcher and Glenda Comstock and step-daughter April Guhde.
Funeral Services were to be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 11, at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg, with Pastor Brian McGee officiating.  Burial was to follow at the Hamburg Cemetery in Hamburg.
The family was to greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday evening (5/10) at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the Hamburg Library.
Condolences may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg is in charge of arrangements.