Barbara was born on Sept. 15, 1933, in Ramona to Martin and Lillian Wolf. She graduated from St. Agatha High School in Howard in 1951 and St. Joseph School of Nursing in Mitchell in 1954. She married Darrell Scholten in 1956 and lived in New Jersey until 1977. She moved with her family to San Diego, Calif., where she continued her nursing career. She moved to Denver in 1989 to be with her children and grandchildren.
She spent her entire working career caring for the sick and elderly. She loved to dance and was an accomplished artist.
Survivors include her four children, William Scholten, Vikki Rieves, Patricia Fritts and Sandra Alson, all of Denver; seven siblings, Mary Poncelet and Leo (Delda) Wolf of Sioux Falls, Ron (Donna) Wolf of Dell Rapids, Tom (Grace) Wolf of Madison, Gary (Bonnie) Wolf of Howard, Lefty (Darlene) Wolf and Shirleen Berkelo of Mesa, Ariz.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado, 455 Sherman Street, Suite 500, Denver, CO 80203