Barbara Dawn (McKellar) Goerge

December 15, 1929 — March 20, 2022

Barbara Dawn (McKellar) Goerge

     Barbara Dawn Goerge, age 92, of Fowler, MI, passed away Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Bickford of West Lansing.

     A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fowler, MI, at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, March 25, 2022, with Rev. Fr. Dennis Howard presiding.  Burial will take place at Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, MI.  Visitation will be held on Thursday, March 24, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, MI.  A Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.

     Barbara was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on December 15, 1929, the daughter of William Arthur and Eileen B. (Stowell) McKellar.  She graduated from South High School in Grand Rapids, MI.  Barbara married Norman Goerge on April 8, 1980.  Norman passed away on February 18, 2018.

     Barb retired from the housekeeping and cook position at St. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Ionia.  She loved wintering in Kissimmee, Florida and trips to the casino.  She was a member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fowler, MI.  She was also a member of AA in Fowler and a representative to the AA program at one of the prison in Ionia.  She resided most of her life in Grand Rapids and Fowler.

     She is survived by her daughters: Deborah and Patrick McKenna of Howell, MI; Diane Butkus of Wyoming, MI; Carol Anne Harger of Greenville, MI; step-daughters: Marlene, Diane (Mike) Koenigsknecht, Nancy, Sharon (Fred), and Janie.  She is also survived by many grandchildren, step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, husband Norman George, son Kevin Ogg, father of her children Joseph F. Ogg, grandson Travis Moore, great-grandson Cable Butkus, and brother Ron McKellar.

     Memorials may be made to Alcholic's Anonymous.  Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com.  The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Goerge Chapel, Fowler, Michigan.

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Burial

Most Holy Trinity Cemetery

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Visitation

Thursday, March 24, 2022

6:00 - 8:00pm

Goerge Chapel-Smith Family Funeral Homes

11112 W. Ionia Street, Fowler, MI 48835

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Rosary

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Starts at 7:00pm

Goerge Chapel-Smith Family Funeral Homes

11112 W. Ionia Street, Fowler, MI 48835

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, March 25, 2022

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Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church

545 N Maple St, Fowler, MI 48835

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