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Barbara Ann Hawthorne

Battle Creek

Barbara Ann Hawthorne, age 68, of Battle Creek, died Saturday, February 20, 2016. She was born February 16, 1948 in Monroe, Wisconsin the daughter of Duane Melvin and Margaret K. (Krahenbuhl) Hawthorne. Barbara earned an Associate Degree in Computer Science, a Bachelor Degree in Education, and taught special education in Illinois for ten years. She moved to Battle Creek in 1984 and worked at the Kellogg Company for more than 20 years. During the 1960s she was a VISTA volunteer in Alabama.

She is survived by two brothers: Richard (Penny) Hawthorne and David (Kathy) Hawthorne; seven nieces and nephews: Cassandra (Jeff) Baer and their children Julilla and Mary Cate; Laura Hawthorne; Nathan (Shelly) Hawthorne and their children William, Ella, and Tessa; Dan (Maia) Hawthorne and their children Margot and Sylvia; Patrick (Cari) Hawthorne; Josh Hawthorne; Emerson Hawthorne; and two special grandchildren: Abigail and Juliana Koph.

In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2016 at First Assembly of God, 800 South 24th Street, Battle Creek, MI 49015. The family will receive friends at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home on Friday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be directed to Unity Christian Church of Battle Creek or the Barn Theatre. www.henryfuneralhome.org

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Feb. 24, 2016
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