Barbara F. Herout

May 1, 1932 – Dec. 9, 2020


Barbara Faye (Stolp) Montgomery Herout of Seward was born May 1, 1932, in Bassett to Orville and Martha (Tharnish) Stolp. She attended school at St. Ludger Catholic School in Creighton through the 12th grade. On Nov. 12, 1955, Barbara was united in marriage to John Joseph Herout in Creighton. In her free time, she enjoyed camping with grandchildren, playing bridge and pinochle, quilting and sewing. She especially liked to attend her children's and grandchildren’s activities. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, PCCW and Catholic Daughters.

Barbara passed away Dec. 9, 2020, in Seward at the age of 88 years, 7 months and 8 days. She is survived by her children, Suzanne (Ray) Wobken, Seward, Patricia (Bill) Tomes, Seward, Michael (Mary) Herout, North Platte, Elizabeth (Tim) Weber, Rockford, Michigan, and James (Linda) Herout, Omaha; grandchildren, Brett (Jessica) Wobken, Andrew (Becky) Tomes, Erica Wobken, Cassandra (Jordan) Wilson, Jennifer Tobey, Stephanie (Tom) Grant, Alexandria (Lance) Pylman, Elizabeth (Adam) Bissell, Joseph (Melissa) Weber, Tyler Herout, Emily Herout and Nicholas Weber; step-grandchildren, Jessie McIntosh and Evan McIntosh; great-grandchildren, Rylee Tobey, Mckenzie Wobken, Zane Wobken, Hazel Grant, Molly Grant, Amelia Grant, Sophia Pylman, Eleanor Bissel, Watson Tomes, Taelor Wilson and two on the way; brothers, Kenneth Stolp and Bill (Janice) Stolp; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Orville and Martha Stolp; husbands, Charles Montgomery and John Herout; sister-in-law, Peggy Stolp; nephew, Kenny Stolp; parents-in-law, John and Anna Herout; brother and sister-in-law, Daniel and Helen Becvar; and nephews.

Visitation is from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Volzke Funeral Home in Seward. The family will not be present at visitation. Rosary is at 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 17 at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church with the Funeral Mass at 9:30 at the church. Interment will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Ludger Catholic Cemetery in Creighton. Condolences may be left for the family at


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