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Barbara Ann (Bauer) Schadel-Kropp 1942 - 2021
Barbara Ann (Bauer) Schadel-Kropp   1942 - 2021
Barbara Ann (Bauer) Schadel-Kropp 1942 - 2021

LARNED - Barbara Ann (Bauer) Schadel-Kropp, 79, passed away November 30, 2021 at Country Living of Larned.

She was born July 18, 1942 in Pawnee County; the daughter of Robert A. and Lucile G. Rucker Bauer. She was a Registered Nurse for 30 years working for the V.A. in San Diego and Martinez, California and Denver, Colorado.

She was of the Christian Faith.  She graduated from Burdett High School in 1960; attended a business college in Hutchison, Kansas; and later in life she obtained her nursing degree in California.  After retiring in 2007 she volunteered for hospice at local hospitals.  She enjoyed traveling and hiking and loved her animals and her family.  

In June of 1961 she married Orel A. Schadel Jr., they had four children; they later divorced in January of 1978; in 1982 she married Bob Kropp in San Diego, California, they later divorced.

Survivors include; four children, Traci (Daniel) Nuckolls, Burdett; Trudi (Rod) Eldridge, Larned; Tonya Schadel, Larned and Steven Schadel, Denver, Colorado; three siblings, Connie Ellis, San Carlos, California, Edward Bauer, Burdett and Randy (Linda) Bauer, Fairbury, Nebraska; eleven grandchildren; two great grandchildren, one on the way and various nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by; her parents and a son-in-law Tom Seltmann.

Cremation has taken place with a memorial service at a later date.  

Memorials may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project, in care of Beckwith Mortuary, P.O. Box, 477, Larned, KS 67550.  Personal condolences may be left at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Beckwith Mortuary 

Box 477 

Larned, KS 67550

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 1, 2021