March 12, 1949 - April 14, 2017
Barbara Gans (nee Caldwell), aged 68, passed away on April 14, 2017 at Creve Coeur Memory Care in St. Louis, Missouri. She was the loving husband of Gilbert J. Gans, who survives her. Barb and Gil enjoyed of 38 years of marriage and a deep love for each other and their family and friends. Their life together took them from St. Louis to Naples and then Tampa, Florida before finally settling again in St. Louis. They enjoyed working together, followed by retirement. Along the way they traveled frequently and enjoyed the many friends they made along their journey through life. Family was very important to Barb. She was the stepmother of Richard (Lisa) Gans, the late Joanne (Steve) Dyvig and James (Tracey) Gans and was able to spend a lot of good times with each of them. Barb was the loving and proud grandmother of Rebecca (Mike) Solomonov, Ashley (Jack) Loehr, Jeffrey Gans, Tyler Gans and Rachel Gans. She adored them all and enjoyed having them visit in Florida. She was overjoyed to become the great grandmother to Ayla and Holden Loehr and twins Hannah and Eliana Solomonov. Barb is preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Nora Caldwell and her sisters Patsy (Jim) Hampsey and Jackie Caldwell and survived by her brother Gary Caldwell and Deanna (the late Bill) Hose. Barb was also a proud aunt and dear friend to many in Naples and Tampa, Florida and St. Louis, Missouri. Barb grew up in Dexter, MO before moving to St. Louis where she spent years working with Gil and later Rick and Jim prior to retirement. She loved to dress up and have fun with friends and family at St. Louis landmarks Al Baker’s and Tony’s among others. Her career included some modeling where she developed her love of style and fashion. She simply lit up the room just by walking in the door. She will be missed by all who remember the good times they shared with her. Memorial donations to: Alzheimer’s Association, 9370 Olive Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63132 Services are private at Valhalla.
Barbara Gans (nee Caldwell), aged 68, passed away on April 14, 2017 at Creve Coeur Memory Care in St. Louis, Missouri. She was the loving husband of Gilbert J. Gans, who survives her. Barb and Gil enjoyed of 38 years of marriage and a deep... View Obituary & Service Information
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