Barbara Jean Large
Barbara Jane Large, age 71, of Lakeview passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 at her Belvidere Township home. Barbara was born on November 4, 1942 in Greenville to Clifford and Hannah (Mills) Petersen. She was raised in the Greenville and Lakeview Area. Barbara graduated from Lakeview High School in 1960.
On October 8, 1960, Barbara married Michael Large of Howard City at the Belvidere Township Hall. She was self employed as a beautician and was the owner of the Right Place Bar in Lakeview for 15 years. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Oklahoma and the American Legion in Greenville. Barbara enjoyed bowling, quilting, golfing and gambling.
Barbara is survived by her children: Jeffrey M. Large of Wright, Wyoming, Timothy (Andrea) Large of Ludington and Kellie (Tony) Scaturro of Grandville; five grandchildren: Lauren Large, Sgt. D. Storm Large, John Large and Chad Large and Nikkole Bowser; a very special great granddaughter, Harli Bowser; siblings: Mary (Jay) Ruthruff of Six Lakes, Joyce (Ike) Hilton of Summerfield, Florida, Phillip Petersen of Stanton, Gary B. Petersen of Lakeview, Bonnie (Gordon) Wheeler of Oklahoma, David (Robin) Petersen of Six Lakes and Kim (Terri) Petersen of Greenville and her former husband, Michael.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Hannah and her sister, Dianne Harnish.
A Celebration of Life Service has been scheduled for Saturday, November 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Brigham Funeral Chapel in Lakeview with Pastor Tom Colburn officiating. The family will receive the support of extended family members and friends at a visitation scheduled from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (1 hour prior to the service). A luncheon will be served following the service.
Memorial contributions in Barbara’s name may be made payable to the American Cancer Society.
Condolences may be expressed to the family utilizing the guestbook below.
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