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Obituary for Barbara May Sweers

Barbara May Sweers

Age 89 of Oakley passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

A Memorial service will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Nelson-House Funeral Homes Martin Chapel with Pastor Ernesto Mariona officiating. The family will receive friends that day from 12:00pm until the service.

Barbara was born on October 31, 1927 to Richard and Hazel (Foss) Terklilliger in Dimondale, Michigan. She married Richard Sweers on June 1, 1947 in Bancroft. They celebrated 52 years of marriage before he predeceased her in 1999.

Barbara spent her life as a loving homemaker. She was an avid reader, she enjoyed canning, and she loved taking care of her home and family. She was also very active in her church.

Barbara is survived by her children, Marsha Cole, Rodney (Gail) Sweers, Greg (Lynda) Sweers, and Cheryl (Lex) Sweers-Sederstrom; her 9 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and her sister, Phidora Johnson.

She is predeceased by her husband, Richard Sweers; her son-in-law, Paul Cole; and her sisters, Winifred O'Hanisain, Eula Wright, and Beatrice Starkey.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Hospice House of Shiawassee County or St. Charles United Methodist Church.


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Saturday

4

Nov

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Martin Chapel

316 W. Broad Street
Chesaning, MI 48616

Service

Saturday

4

Nov

3:00 PM
Martin Chapel

316 W. Broad Street
Chesaning, MI 48616

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