Barbara Ann Nolte

November 11, 1938 - March 7, 2023

11/11/1938 - 03/07/2023

Past Services

Friday March 10, 2023
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Funeral Service
Saturday March 11, 2023
10:30 am
Cathedral of St. Joseph
1300 Eoff St.
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-233-4121 | Directions
Saturday March 11, 2023
11:45 am
Mt. Calvary Cemetery-Wheeling
1685 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 242-0460 | Directions

Barbara Ann (McGrail) Nolte, 84, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 in Wheeling, WV.

Barbara was born in Wheeling on November 11, 1938, a daughter of the late Vincent McGrail and Anna Gaus McGrail. She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Joseph. Barbara retired from Bell-Atlantic after 36 years of service, following her retirement she worked part time for the Health Plan.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Susie McGrail Bauer and a great-grandson, Knox Nolte.

Barbara is survived by her grade school sweetheart and husband of 64 years, James “Jim” Nolte and their four children, Jim (Tracy) Nolte of Wheeling, Tammy (Bruce) Denniston of Wheeling, Jodie (Carter) Clarke of Rochester, MN and Jill (Greg) Zimmer of North Richland Hills, TX. Her and Jim spent most of their time keeping up with their ten grandchildren, Collin, Courtney, Braxton (Jourdan), Connor (Brandy), Delaney, Cece, Shae, Nicolette, Trey and Zack. Barbara is also survived by her brother, Jack McGrail and several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Family and friends will be received Friday, March 10, 2023 from 2-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 1400 Eoff St., with a vigil service at 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday, March 11, at 10:30 am at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. Interment will be held at Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association by clicking here.


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Gail Oleary
11 days ago

So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers through out this time. Mark and Gail (West) O’Leary

Joyce Olako Wright
11 days ago

Tammy, Jimmy and family,

I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family for strength in this difficult time.
Joyce Olako Wright

Lisa A McCloskey
13 days ago


My sincerest condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Please hug those children for me.

Carol Sykes
13 days ago

Tammy and Family,
My deepest sympathy to you in you loss. I know losing a mother hurts greatly. I pray that your family, your friends, your fond memories, and your faith help to ease the pain of your loss.
Carol Sykes

13 days ago

Jim and family, so very sorry to hear of Barbara’s passing. She was a lovely person. You had so many years together and so many memories. Many hugs and prayers to all of you.

Dennis R Albaugh
13 days ago

My sincere and humble condolences to the family and friends of Barbara. Denny Albaugh

Pam Chieffalo
13 days ago

I am so sorry. I loved Barb she was the sweetest person. Still have 2 Christmas gifts she gave me when she was my boss. Prayers for everyone