Barbara Ann Nelson

ESCANABA — Barbara Ann Nelson, 67, of Escanaba, passed away Monday, July 9, 2018, at Christian Park Center in Escanaba.

She was born in Escanaba on April 30, 1951, the daughter of Stanley and Helen (Morin) Nelson. She was a life-long resident, graduating from Escanaba High School and Bay College.

Barbara worked in retail throughout her career. She worked at Sears, Walmart and also owned and operated “Etcetera for You” before retiring due to health reasons.

She loved playing bingo, reading and volunteering.

Barbara was a member of St. Vincent de Paul, Third Order of St. Francis, Blue Army, Am Vets and St. Anne’s Church where she taught catechism for many years.

Among survivors are her brother, Bernie (Frances) Maynard of Gladstone; niece, Lynn Maynard of Colorado; great-niece and nephew, Emily Anderson and Ethan Anderson; aunt, Betty Kaemmerer; and cousins, Brian Kaemmerer and Bonnie Klemke.

Barbara was preceded in death by her parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, July 17, at 11 a.m. at St. Anne’s Church with Rev. Fran DeGroot officiating. A meal will follow in the church hall.

Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, memorials may be directed to St. Vincent de Paul Society.

A message of condolence may be directed to the family by visiting crawfordfuneralhomes.net. The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Nelson family.