Barbara Rixe (1934-2016)

Barbara RixeBarbara Rixe

September 24, 1934 – April 22, 2016 

Barbara Rixe, nee Gould, 81, of Cahokia, IL, passed away Friday, April 22, 2016.

Barbara was born on September 24, 1934 in Corning, AR. She was the manager and head cook for Food Service and retired after 15 years. She loved to cook.

She was preceded in death by her husband James Rixe, and parents, Edger & Myrtle Gould, nee Nelson, brothers, Sterle Gould, Paul Gould, and Don Gould.

Barbara is survived by her sons, Paul David (Gail) Brumit of Milan, TN, Gregory Brumit of Dupo, IL, a step-son Doug Brumit of Rosebud, MO, and a sister in law, Erma Gould.

Memorials may be made to the Jesuit Hall, 3061 Lindell Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. Condolences and Tributes may be extended to the family online at

A private visitation will be held Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Schildknecht Funeral Home, 301 S. Lincoln Ave. O’Fallon, IL.

Interment will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Schildknecht Funeral Home and Cremation Services.