Barbara Jane Ainslie

August 6, 1926August 26, 2013

Barbara Jane Ainslie, age 87, joined her husband John in eternal rest on Monday, August 26, 2013, while surrounded by her loving family. Barb loved knitting, reading and above all her family. She was a very fun-loving woman and always enjoyed a game of cards. She will be deeply missed by her children Larry (Ann) Ainslie, Ricky Ainslie, Jill (Tim Berghuis) Ainslie, and Max (Terri) Ainslie; grandchildren Jessica (Chris) Carr, Shawna (Sid) Handa, Tom (Melissa) Ainslie, Juli Wenzler, Tara (Carl) Larson, Liz Ainslie, and Krista Ainslie; and great-grandchildren Jon & Ella Carr, Mackenzie, Carlie & Josie Larson, Jackson Handa, Spencer Bettinghouse, Joseph & Maxwell Russo, Olivia Ainslie and James Wenzler-Padilla. A Gathering to celebrate Barb’s life will be held on Friday, September 6, 2013 from 7-9pm with a short memorial service at 8pm at 345 Benjamin Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506. Memorial contributions in Barb’s memory may be made to Hospice of Michigan or the Kids Food Basket.


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Danny Molnar

September 1, 2013

To all the Family
Sorry to hear about your Mother, Grandmother, Great-grandmother and our friend.
As you know, we all called her mom too, I will never forget her voice when she would say “New Blood?” and want to sit and play cards with us. I loved talking to her whenever I saw her. She always had a smile on her face and always had love in her heart. She will be missed dearly.

Danny & Darlene

Gloria Ranney

September 1, 2013

Barb was a loving Mom, grandmother and great grandmother. I could tell how proud she was of your accomplishments, Jill, and I know she grew to love Tim also. She will be missed by your family. Keep your memories as treasures. Tom and I pray for God's comfort.
Love, Mom/Gloria & Tom

August 31, 2013

Tim and Jill---know we will be in prayer and thinking of you at the time of Barbara's memorial. Dad and Lucy

August 30, 2013

Our family is thinking of you. We are glad you got to spend time with your mom.


Susan, Jacob, Emma and Lucas Puls

August 30, 2013

Sorry to hear about your Mother and Grandmother. She will be fondly remembered by all. M. Bernona Stevens

August 30, 2013

Max & Terri
So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You are in our thoughts & prayers.
Gary & Lori Alles

Elaine DeKraker

August 30, 2013

Max and Terri,

So sorry for your loss. I hope your fond memories of mom are a comfort at this difficult time.

Melissa Budzynski

August 30, 2013

Prayers and thoughts to you all as you celebrate her life and grieve her loss. The Bulkowski's

Sherry Buczek

August 29, 2013

May she rest in peace.

August 29, 2013