Barbara M. Kluge 1946–2019 Faribault—Barbara Mae Kluge, age 73, of Faribault, passed away peacefully on July 25th, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family where she was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven to rejoice and be reunited with her Lord, family, and friends. Barb's wishes were to have a private service for her immediate family. Arrangements are being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault. Barb was born on February 28th, 1946 in Waseca to Reuben and Grace (Bathke) Born. She graduated from Janesville School in 1964 and Nursing School in 1966 where she successfully led a 40-year career in nursing. Barb was first and foremost passionate for her love of the Lord. She loved going to church and reading her Bible. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, friends, and kitties; as well as reading, baking, music, nature, wildlife, and gardening. She had a loving way of appreciating everyone she met and showering them with her love and kindness. She was an amazing mother to Cathy (Jeff) Hammerschmidt, Scott (Heather) Kluge and Chris (Jennifer) Kluge. She loved the following grandkids to the moon and back, Kayla, Ali (Taylor), Adam, Miranda, Aleya and Alex. She adored her great-grandsons, Issaac and Elijah and was a loving companion and friend to Craig Hoover whom she cherished with all her heart. Barb was a wonderful Aunt to Steve Bluhm and sister-in-law to Gary Bluhm and beloved cousin to LaVerta Bathke and many others. We will love and forever miss her. May she find peace with the Lord and Jesus. Visit boldtfuneralhome.com for information and guestbook.