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Barbara Heath

1925 - 2021

Barbara Lois Heath age 95 of Sun City, Arizona, formerly of Rogers City, passed away quietly at her home on January 28, 2021.

She was born October 28, 1925 in Alpena to John and Theresa (Haske) Dehring.

Barbara was married to the love of her life, Bernard. In November 2020, they celebrated 70 years of marriage. She was a member of St. Ignatius Catholic Church, its Altar Society and the Daughters of Isabella. Barbara worked at the Calcite Credit Union for over 20 years. In 2003 she and Bernard moved to Arizona. Barbara will be remembered for her wonderful sewing skills, her love of gardening and most of all the time spent with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Bernard of Sun City; three daughters, Katy Owen of Springfield, Illinois, Mary Visner of Phoenix, Arizona and Dona Modrzynski of San Antonio, Texas; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sisters in-law, Betty Dehring of Rogers City and Ruth Lake of Charlotte.

Barbara was preceded in death by a daughter, Lynn (William) Modrzynski; parents, John and Theresa Dehring; four brothers, Ed Shepke, Roy Shepke, Peter Dehring and Wally Dehring; and three sisters, Julia (Sam) Kuznicki, Blanche (Eli) Mulka and Isabell (Jack) Phelan.

Friends may visit at St. Ignatius Catholic Church on Tuesday, August 3rd from 9 a.m. through time of her memorial Mass at 10 a.m. with Fr. Rolando Silva officiating.

Inurnment will follow at Mt. Calvary Catholic Cemetery.

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