Barbara Radue

April 21, 1932
August 14, 2023

Barbara C. Radue, 91, Green Bay resident, passed away on Monday morning, August 14, 2023.  She was born on April 21, 1932, to the late William and Amanda (Essman) Noel.  She graduated from Denmark High School with the class of 1950.  On August 8, 1953, she married Melvin “Mel” Radue at All Saints Catholic Church in Denmark.  He preceded her in death on April 1, 2004.  Barbara worked as a typist at Dunn and Bradstreet and the Mary Morgan Company.  She then managed the American Greeting Cards division at Shopko.  Barbara opened a ceramic shop which then evolved into a home décor store called Magic and Mischief that she owned and operated for nearly 20 years.  Barbara loved animals and was a frequent donor to the humane society.  She loved spending time with family and friends at their cabin in Chute Pond.  Barbara liked crocheting, crafting, baking, cooking and spending time with loved ones.

She is survived by her children, Bryan (Eleanor Hintz-Radue) Radue, Bruce (Kathy) Radue, Brenda (Ron) Grunniwaldt and Bonnie (Mark) Kobielak; grandchildren, Amanda (Adam Van Landghen) Obrovac, Jasmine (Riley Lester) Radue, Brittany Neinas, Andre Elnashar, Ahtra Elnashar, Eric Radue and Sam Radue; great grandson, Dillion Neinas; sister-in-law, Mary Noel; special neighbor and friend, Judy Bligiske; close friends, Audrey Schaffer and Delores Schleis; and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, William “Bud” Noel; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, LaVerne (Cubbie) Kabacinski and Joyce (Robert) Roziarek.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 19, 2023, at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. from 10 a.m. until the time of service.  Memorial Service 12:00 noon Saturday at the funeral home with Sr. Helen Keyzer officiating.  Entombment will take place at the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.  Online condolences may be expressed at

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, a memorial fund will be established.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dimension Living and Moments Hospice especially Hillary and Hannah for their care and compassion.

August 19, 2023
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Proko-Wall Funeral Home [map]
Memorial Service
August 19, 2023
12:00 noon
Proko-Wall Funeral Home [map]