Barbara Lee PainterBarbara L. Painter, 63, of Cloquet, Minn., passed away Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital in Duluth, Minn., surrounded by her family. She was born July 20, 1949, in Ashland, Wis., to Robert and Evelyn (Warren) Willoughby and graduated from Iron River High School, the last class before the high school closed. Barb was united in marriage to Dennis S. Painter on Sept. 17, 1971, in Cloquet and she worked at Diamond Brands for 21 years retiring as safety director. Barb was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church where she taught Sunday school, worked with the youth, Alanon, and also with Alateen Children. She was also a member of the Hebert-Kennedy VFW Auxiliary of Cloquet and the Iron River American Legion Auxiliary. Barb loved to sew, made rag dolls and doll clothes and repaired the neighbor kids' clothes for hugs.