Barbara Ann Simpson, 67, of Charlevoix, passed away June 10, 2013, in Petoskey.
She was born Jan. 26 1946, in Alpena, the daughter of Walter and Lucille (Halleck) Jackowiak.
Barb was employed by Lexalite International for more than 15 years. She also worked for Boulder Park Terrace Nursing Home and at Glen's Markets. She attended the Family of Faith Church in Charlevoix.
Barb and Ron loved to travel and camp out.
Barb is survived by her husband, Ron; children, James Irwin and Lee (Donna) Irwin, daughter, Sandra (Rob) Evans, all of Jacksonville, Fla.; stepchildren, Tracey (Tabatha) Simpson, Robert Simpson, Jason Simpson, all of Charlevoix; 12 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; sisters, Tootsie Harrison, Donna (Dale) Hines, all of Alpena, Mary (Mark) Cole of Charlevoix; brothers, Walter (Sue) Jackowiak of Alpena, Joe (Marla) Jackowiak of Detroit. Barb was preceded in death by her grandchildren, Skyler and Taishaann; and brother, Richard.
Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 13, at the Winchester Funeral Home in Charlevoix followed by the funeral at 1 p.m. The Rev. Jerry Polk will officiate, and burial will be in Brookside Cemetery in Charlevoix.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Family of Faith Ministries, 203 East Upright, Charlevoix, Mich. 49720.
Sign Barb's guestbook at www.winchesterfuneralhome.com.