Date of Death: October 23, 2020

Service Details

Private family services and interment will be at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI.    

Obituary Notice

Barbara Louise Gibson, 94, of Three Rivers passed away on Friday, October 23, 2020 at Edgewood Health & Rehabilitation. She was born on February 20, 1926 in Elkhart, IN the daughter of James H. and Dorothy E. (Sharkey) Rowe. She married Herbert G. Gibson June 15, 1946 in Elkhart, and they lived in Three Rivers since 1952, where they raised their six children.

Barbara worked for many years in the Three Rivers area as a housekeeper, for several businesses including Three Rivers Hospital. She enjoyed her gardening and crocheting, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as they grew up.

Barbara was preceded in passing by her husband Herbert, her parents, and 2 brothers and 6 sisters.

Surviving to cherish her memory are daughters, Pamela Dechnik, Linda (Dave) Montcalm, and Jeanne (Mike) Stumpf, and by sons, James (Marlene) Gibson, Steve (Pat) Gibson, and Richard (Karen) Gibson. Also surviving, a sister Beverly and a brother Larry, plus 15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

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  1. She was a very sweet lady. My mom is in the same nursing home and when we went to see our mom we would always talk to Barbie.

  2. Sad to hear of Your Mothers Passing, She was a Great Neighbor for many years, and always willing to help in any way she could….She will be Missed by all, You are all in Our Thoughts and Prayers, Hang onto all the Happy Memories. Gene & Cheryl Ehrhardt

    • Thank you so was hard to let her go but she is in a better place now…I know she enjoyed having you as neighbors ❤️❤️

    • Aww thank you Trish she was a great mom too .. so hard to see her go but I know she is in a better place.. hope all is well with you so good hearing from you ❤️

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