Dec 9, 1928 Sep 22, 2015
Barbara "K" (Kaskie) Wood lived a long and happy life which was dedicated to what she loved the most, God, her family, and helping the less fortunate. Known for her thrifty ways, she instilled a love of the little things in life in her children and helped them learn to appreciate every detail and moment. She will be remembered as an active member of the community, who up until recently was still helping people ile their tax returns and seeking out large print secondhand books to add to the library at New Cassel Retirement Center, where she also volunteered. After struggling with numerous health issues, Barbara succumbed to her illness and died at 9:12 am on September 22, 2015. She is survived by 12 children, 29 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren and her sister, Pat Coy, her brother Rich Kaskie and his wife Darlene, all who live in Denver, CO. She is re-united in heaven with her husband of 44 years, Donald Wood, ! as well as son, Bill Wood, daughter, Sharon Budke, and parents, Everett and Mayme Kaskie. We thank you for your well wishes at this time. Her surviving children are: Bernie Wood of McCook, NE, Kathy Kiefer and spouse Bill of Omaha, NE, Annette Wood of Independence, CA, Marty Wood and spouse Brenda of Omaha, NE, Jay Wood of Indianola, NE, Kevin Budke the spouse of Sharon of North Platte, NE, Buck Wood and spouse Thauna of Minden, NE, Theresa Brooks and spouse Lonnie of Indianola, NE, Don Wood and spouse Dianne of Omaha, NE, Terry Wood and spouse Nubia of Omaha, NE, Kevin Wood and spouse Pam of North Platte, NE, Paul Wood and spouse Julie of Omaha, NE and David Wood and spouse Katie of Omaha, NE.
A rosary will be prayed for Barbara on October 4 at 6 pm. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on October 5 at 11 am. Both services will be held at St. Catherine's church in Indianola, NE. In lieu of lowers, please donate to Catholic Charities support.catholiccharitiesusa.org or Ess! ential Pregnancy Services via the "Donate Now!" link at http:// www.essentialps.org/clinic/index. html.