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Barbara Kay (Pyle) Minor

October 22, 1946 ~ June 2, 2017 (age 70)

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Barbara Kay (Pyle) Minor, age 70 of L’Anse, MI passed away on Friday, June 2, 2017 at her home.

She was born October 22, 1946 in Battle Creek, MI daughter to Robert and Elizabeth (Middleton) Pyle. Barbara graduated from Marshall High School in 1964 and went on to be a cosmetologist and later an LPN. She worked at the VA Hospital in Battle Creek for 15 years prior to moving to L’Anse where she worked at Bayside Village.

Surviving are her partner Amy Shook of 27 years; children, Christy (Shawn) Hendrickson of Lexington, KY, Timothy (Lisa) Minor and Paul (Angie) Minor both of Colon, MI; brother James (Judy) Pyle of Portage, MI; sister Laurie (Mike) Cass of Battle Creek, MI; 15 grandchildren; 5 grandchildren.

Barbara loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She enjoyed collecting antiques and working on decorating her house.

There will be no visitation or funeral service per her request. In lieu of flowers please make donations to The Brody Strong Foundation, 21953 Creamery Rd, Chassell, MI 49916. The Jacobson Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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