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Barbara J. (Austin) Weeks

Union City

Barbara J. (Austin) Weeks, our wonderful mother  joined our father early  Saturday, December 25, 2013 with her children by her side.

Barbara was born October 15, 1922 in Three Rivers to Paul and Flossie Austin the second of five children. She graduated from Cadillac High School and spent the rest of her life in Union City, marrying Orien Weeks June 11, 1942. They spent over 70 happy years together until his death on November 2, 2012.

Barbara was a stay at home mother raising three children. She was a Girl Scout leader and home room mother, belonged to Athens Extension and enjoyed fishing and traveling with Orien. They went to France twice, the second time in 2001 with all their children. Her family vacationed many years with childhood friend Kay Harper, her husband Frank and their three daughters. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an excellent housekeeper and avid reader.

Barbara is survived by children Orien (Butch) and Barb Weeks, Paula and Leon Bennett and Dianne and Theron Brooker; grandchildren Eric, Rob, Gina, Leslie, Danny and Lynette; and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by brothers Richard, Paul and Edwin and Sister Priscilla.

Services will be January 3rd at the Union City Wesleyan Church, 202 St. Joseph St. at 1:00 p.m. with visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. Pastor Marty Burdick officiating. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Oaklawn Hospice, or the Wesleyan Church.

Arrangements by Spencer Family Funeral Home, Athens. www.spencerfamilyfuneralhome.com



Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Jan. 1, 2014
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