Barbara Hyland Sebby died in Red Wing, Minnesota on December 6, 2021, after a long illness.

Barbara was a long time resident of Minot, North Dakota. She was born on September 23, 1942, the daughter of Leon and Beatrice (Klier) Hyland. Barbara attended Minot Model’s grade school and high school and graduated from Bishop Ryan High School in 1960. She was a graduate of Minot State College with two bachelor’s degrees and of North Dakota State University with a master’s degree. On December 26, 1962, Barbara and Jan M. Sebby were married in Minot. They lived in Minot until his retirement in 1999 when they moved to Red Wing.

Barbara’s many lifetime interests included music. She sang with the Minot Chamber Chorale and the Western Plains Opera’s chorus.

Barbara is survived by her husband, their children, Julie, Andrew, Amy and Benjamin, by 5 grandchildren and by her sister Mary Novak. She was predeceased by one grandson and one great-grandson.

Memorials may be sent to the CARE Clinic in Red Wing.

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