OBITUARY

Barbara Schwemmin

July 22, 1932July 20, 2013
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Barbara Schwemmin passed away on July 20th, after a long battle with cancer, in Sarasota; FL.

Barbara was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan on July 22, 1932 to Ralph A. Savage and Dorothy Westphal Savage.

She is survived by her husband Gerald of Sarasota; brother William Savage of E. Lansing, MI; children Nancy of Portage, MI, Thomas(Cindy) of Clearwater, FL, and Mary of Farmington Hills, MI; grandchildren Lindsey and Haley of Clearwater, FL and Elizabeth Wen Bei of Farmington Hills, MI.

Barbara attended Michigan State University and Hamilton Business College. Barbara served as a volunteer for various libraries, civic associations and churches throughout the country as she and her family moved. She was a nearly 50 year active member of P.E.O Sisterhood.

Memorials may be made to P.E.O International Sisterhood, 3700 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA 50312 (peointernational.org) or a Humane Society of your choice.

Cremation has taken place; Burial and Celebration of Life Reception will be in Ann Arbor, MI at a later date.

Visitation in Sarasota for family and friends will be held at Palms-Robarts Funeral Home 170 Honore Ave, Sarasota, FL on Friday July 26 from 1pm-3:30pm. No services scheduled.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Family & Friends Gathering Friday, July 26, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Michigan Celebration of Life at a later date.
REMEMBERING

Barbara Schwemmin

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July 27, 2013

TO BARBARA'S FAMILY

SO SORRY TO LEARN OF THE DEATH OF BARBARA. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME. SHE LOVED CROOKED LAKE AND WAS SO INTERESTED IN THE HISTORY OF THE LAKE. WE KNEW THE FAMILY FROM THERE. WE NOW RESIDE IN NOKOMIS, FL
ROD & SHIRLEY FARMER

Jim & Charlotte Portz

July 25, 2013

We are so sorry to learn of the death of your Barbara. I grew up with Barbara in Ann Arbor and was a PEO in Chapter W with Barbara and her mother, Dorothy. It was a privilege to know Barbara for many years. Memories are wonderful and know you have many which will help in the difficult days ahead. Our prayers and blessings are with all of you. Love, Jim and Charlotte Haller Portz

Lowell & Kathy Rinker

July 23, 2013

Dear Schwemmin Family -

We hold Barb, and the whole Scwemmin family in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest condolences for your loss...she was a wonderful woman...and will be missed by us and many others. Godspeed to her.

Judy CHUMAS

July 23, 2013

Dear Gerry, Nancy, Tom and Mary...I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you. Judy Chumas

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September 20, 1952

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