Barbara Ann Henrichs passed away November 21, 2023 at Bryan East Campus in Lincoln.\n\nBarb was born April 3, 1945 to parents Alfred and Edna Epp at the Lutheran Hospital in Beatrice. She grew up on the family farm west of Blue Springs with her four sisters and one brother. She was baptized April 22 at St. John’s Lutheran Church of Beatrice and confirmed there on March 22, 1959. She graduated with the Wymore High School Class of 1963 and married her high school sweetheart, Roger Henrichs, on October 26 of that year.\n\nJoined by their son, Todd, on July 3, 1965, they built a great life on the family farm on PWF Road for six decades.\n\nA partner in the Holstein dairy operation, Barb also worked at Formfit, Southern Public Schools and later at the Gage County Clerk’s office for 24 years, serving on the election board. After retirement, she returned to the courthouse to work in a part-time role for many years.\n\nBarb loved being involved with the Gage County and Nebraska State Fairs, supporting and working alongside Roger in his many years on the fair boards. For the past 13 years, they were part of the State Fair’s Moo Crew leading milking demonstrations several times each day. She was also a big sports fan who cheered especially loud for the Husker volleyball team from her seat at the Coliseum and later Devaney Sports Center.\n\nJust a few weeks ago, Barb and Roger celebrated 60 years of marriage, followed by a trip to Branson. They were charter members of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Wymore.\n\nFamily members include her husband Roger of Blue Springs, son Todd and wife Wendy of Lincoln, grandson Grady and wife Abbey and great-granddaughter Rylee of Omaha; her sisters Sandra Eltiste of Wymore, Glenda Arganbright and husband Jerry of Kansas City, Mo., Margaret Michaelis and husband Dell of Wymore and Bev Philippi and husband Randall of Lincoln; her brother Steve Epp and wife Rhonda of Blue Springs; Roger’s brothers Walt and wife Judy of Wymore, Jean and wife Phyllis of Lincoln and Dennis and wife Chris of Beatrice; and generations of beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.\n\nShe was preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, Ron Eltiste.\n\nServices will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 28, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Wymore with lunch to follow. Burial at Wymore Cemetery is set for 1:30 p.m. The body will lie in state at the Laughlin-Hoevet Funeral Home in Wymore on Monday from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. with the family greeting relatives and friends from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., and at the church one hour prior to the service on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the church, the Gage County Agricultural Society and the April Sampson Cancer Center in Lincoln.\n\nIn remembering Barb, we invite you to share your memories, view her video tribute and service livestream, and upload photos to her memorial page at www.ghchapel.com. These services have been entrusted to the Laughlin-Hoevet Funeral Home in Wymore.