Barbara Ann Downing

Barbara Ann Downing

DEFOREST – Barbara Ann Downing, age 59, of De Forest, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020.

She was born on March 20, 1961, in Madison, Wis., the daughter of Alfred Irish and Evelyn (Soul) Irish.

Barbara found joy in spending time with her family.

She is survived by two daughters, Brandi Irish and Shyla Downing; a granddaughter, Lyra Rosenow; a sister, Sandra Franklin; and two nieces, Jessie Franklin and Cloe Franklin.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Services will be held at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
(608) 221-5420