Barbara was born and raised in Montana. She has a degree in Business Management from Whitworth University. Her accounting background has allowed her to serve in the banking, real estate development, and private school sectors. She decided to join Hansen Mortuary in 2015. After completing college, she moved to Arizona where she met her husband of 31 years. Together they had the joy of raising their two children who are now grown. She loves to sew, golf, read and hike. While she loves exploring the trails of Arizona her heart will remain loyal to the Rocky Mountains of Montana.