Obituary for Barbara Aydt
Barbara Hopkins Aydt, fortified with the Sacraments of the Holy Mother Church, died Friday, February 3, 2017.
Loving wife of the late Henry Aydt. Beloved mother of Bruce (Lisa) Aydt, Luanne (Steve) Zwolak and Anna (Kevin) Doyle. Wonderful Momo to Christina Zwolak, Erin (Mike) Hotz, Kate (Brennan Baker) Zwolak, Jamie (Nick) Sepich, Carlow Doyle, Rosalie Doyle and Lawrence Doyle and great grandchildren Hannah Hotz, Milo Baker and Ellie Hotz. Barbara spoiled each and every one of them. Dearest daughter of the late John and Nettie Hopkins. Dear sister of the late John & Bernie Hopkins, Joe Gantner (the late Martha), the late Bob and Marge Gantner, Dorothy Cody (the late Bob), Tom Gantner (the late Jean), Lee & Theresa Gantner, Ron & Betty Gantner, Jim & Sandy Gantner, the late Doug and Dodie Pauley, Ray & Terry Gantner, Barbara Gantner (the late Steve). Barbara was a gifted watercolor artist who spread beauty throughout the St. Louis community.
Her vivacious spirit enlivened every room she entered. Barbara made a friend of everyone she met and adopted many people as honorary family members. Barbara always had room to add one more plate to the table. Barbara was beloved by many who will cherish the memories and miss her beautiful smile.
Memorial at Bopp Chapel February 6, 2017, 4:00 – 8:00 PM. Funeral Mass February 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. Peter Catholic Church in Kirkwood. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to University City Children’s Center Barbara Aydt Memorial Art Fund, 6646 Vernon, St. Louis, MO 63130.