Nov. 16, 1950 - March 25, 2012
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana -- Barbara Jo Duckworth Contreary died Sunday (March 25, 2012), at River Region Hospice in the New Orleans, Louisiana area.
She was born in McCook, Nebraska, Nov. 16, 1950. She later resided in Curtis and Kimball, Nebraska, where she graduated high school.
She graduated from the University of Nebraska and the University of Colorado.
She has lived in New Orleans for the past 30 years.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Jack Francis Duckworth and Thelma Josephine Kotschwar Duckworth.
Survivors included her husband of 25 years, Keith G. Contreary; daughter, Caitlin Laura Contreary; many family members and friends.