Barbara J. Kaat, 84, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021, a day before her 85th birthday, at her home in Waldo surrounded by her family. Barbara was born January 10, 1936 in Sheboygan, the daughter of John and Lydia (nee Schaefer) Ehler. She attended Sheboygan Central High School. On March 27, 1954, Barbara was united in marriage with Robert L. Kaat in Sheboygan. She loved the outdoors and her horses and dogs. Barbara will be missed by her family and dog, Phoebe. Barbara is survived by her husband of nearly 67 years, Robert L., and their children: Debra (Jim) Steiner of Plymouth, Robert J. (Becki) Kaat of Hingham, Lisa (Tom) Sizonen of Sheboygan, and Daniel Kaat of Waldo.She is further survived by 10 grandchildren: Jason, Angela, Betsey, Christy, Sarah, Jenny, Laura, Justin, Melanie, and Rachel; 19 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Lydia Ehler. According to Barbara's wishes, private family services will be held. She will be laid to rest at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice or Heritage Reformed Church of Plymouth. For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.com. The Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the Kaat family with arrangements.