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Barbara Ann Merklinger

10/20/1935
06/08/2023

Barbara Ann Merklinger, age 87 of Lowell, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2023. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Grace Wright; brother, William Wright; and baby girl, Terry Lee. Barb is survived by her husband of 67 years, Orville Merklinger; children, Beverly (Norman) Adcock, Dale (Karen) Merklinger, Dean (Kelly Stanger) Merklinger; grandchildren, Jason (Kris) Adcock, Shannan (George) Graham, Karley Merklinger, Cody Merklinger, Blaze Stanger; great grandchildren, Amya Adcock, Brayden, Liam, and Madi Graham, Courtney Roberts; siblings-in-law, Carl Merklinger, Art (Sandy) Merklinger, Carol Merklinger; and many nieces and nephews. Barb enjoyed bird watching, admiring the flower gardens built by her husband, shopping, sewing, and crafting. Barb served the Lowell community as a bus driver for over 20 years for the Lowell Area Schools. She will be remembered as a loving, caring, compassionate person. Private family services will be held. Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Faith Hospice in Barb’s honor, 2100 Raybrook SE Suite 300 Grand Rapids, MI 49546.

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6 Responses

  1. So sorry for the family’s loss . Prayers for comfort and peace 🙏

  2. RIP Aunt Barb. You have been thru alot. I’m glad you are at peace.. we are cancer sisters but you have nothing to worry about anymore. Love you lots

  3. I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your memories of her. R.I.P.

  4. Rest in peace and may God be with you Aunt Barb . So sorry for your loss Uncle Orville Love you guys

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