She was born Aug. 30, 1924, in Madison, Wis., the daughter of Lucy (Showers) and Lenard Dreger. Barb lived in many places in her life like Hollywood, Wisconsin, and Chicago, where she owned and operated a high-end dress shop.
Barbara is survived by her adopted daughter, Ann Marie (Arnold) Taranto of Little Falls; two grandsons, Shelby and Bryce Taranto; nieces and nephews; good friends, Pat, MaryBeth, Pat J., Norman, Jerry and Bernie and staff at Highland Senior Living and St. Otto’s and her cousin Gordon in Wisconsin.
Barb was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Florence Hansen; a brother, Charles Dreger; brother-in-law, Edbert Hansen; her first husband, John Hintz and second husband, Les Taylor; and a great-neice Reyna Rivers.
There will be a Rememberance Tea on Saturday Feb 4, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Highland Senior Living, 1012 3rd Ave NE Little Falls, MN. Please join us and share things about our Barb.
Emblom-Brenny Funeral Home