Barbara Skeel, 89 formerly of Charlevoix passed away Wednesday September 23, 2020 at her daughter's residence in Peru, IN where she was living. She was born in Grand Rapids, MI on December 20, 1930 to Adolphus and Barbara Allard.
Barbara enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, attending church and sewing.
She is survived by her children Phillip (Rhonda) Skeel of Ellsworth, MI, Jeanette (Bob) Dwyer of Peru, IN, Gordon (Diane) Skeel of Lewistown, IL, Paul Skeel of Rogersville, MO, Lori Rittenberry of Springfield, MO, Bobby Bayer (Janene) of Monroe, MI, 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, Brother Leo (Jenny) Allard of Millington, MI, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was proceeded in death by her husband Lewis, her brother Fritz and her parents.
A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, October 3rd at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Charlevoix with Fr. Chester Collins officiating. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, October 2nd from 6 to 8 pm with a rosary at 7:30 pm all at the Charlevoix Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.
In lieu of flowers and because she loved animals, especially dogs, memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Charlevoix Area Humane Society, 614 Beardsley St., Boyne City, MI 49712.
Arrangements have been handled by the Charlevoix Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes. Please sign her online guestbook www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.