Barbara Ann Likes

Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home

In memoriam of Barbara Ann Likes, 03/07/1942 - 04/24/2014
Barbara Ann Likes, 72 of Eau Claire passed away Thursday, April 24 at Hanson Hospice Residence in Stevensville.
Services will be held 11:00 am Friday, May 2 at Duffield & Pastrick Family Funeral Home in Coloma where visitation will be Thursday from 5 to 8 pm. Burial will be in Zion UCC Cemetery in Pipestone Township. Donations in memory of Barbara may be made to Sister Lakes Lions Club, Lions of Michigan Service Foundation, or to Hospice at Home. Those wishing to leave an online message of comfort for the family may do so by using the "Guestbook" link located on this page.
Barbara was born March 7, 1942 in Niles, MI to Henry and Doris (Schlutt) Freehling. She graduated from Eau Claire High School in 1960, Lake Michigan College in 1962, Western Michigan University in 1964, and received her Masters Degree from Michigan State University in 1978. She worked for three years at Carona Schools in California, one year at Fennville Schools, and 36 years for Benton Harbor Area Schools. She was a member of Sister Lakes Lions Club, and MSU Alumni. She loved to read, enjoyed family dinners and watching Spartan football and basketball.
Survivors include her husband Jerry W. Likes whom she married August 6, 1966; a brother David (Becky) Freehling of Hartford, sisters Mary (Dick) Whitright of Eau Claire, Nancy White of Bridgman, Hope (Jeff) Sinner of Niles, and Margaret Churchill of
Sellersburg, Ind. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, Lion friends, and school mates.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a brother Jimmy Freehling, a sister and brother in law Betty & Walt Davis, a brother in law Jim White, and a nephew Bill Davis.
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