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Barry A. Badge

August 28, 1950 ~ July 14, 2022 (age 71)

Obituary

Barry A. Badge, age 71 of Newaygo, passed away on Thursday evening, July 14, 2022 at Spectrum Health Blodgett Hospital in East Grand Rapids, following a long illness.  He was born on August 28, 1950 in Greenville, Michigan to Everett Junior & Lila Louise (Bogart) Badge.  Barry worked for many years in manufacturing, and he retired from Frigidaire in Greenville.  He was a member of Newaygo United Methodist Church, where he served on church committees and sang in the church choir.  He enjoyed reading, and was an avid learner as well as a fountain of information.  Barry loved to talk, especially about politics.  He enjoyed camping, and was a collector of many different things.  On June 15, 1974 he married Catherine “Cathy” A. Bowen, and she survives him along with 1 son, Martin (Jamie) Badge of Newaygo; 4 grandchildren:  Aly Badge, Garrett Derks, Haley Derks, & Wyatt Derks; 1 great-grandson, Max Derks.  Barry is also survived by his mother-in-law, Beatrice Bowen; sisters-in-law & brothers-in-law:  Yvonne (Everett) Binder, Dennis (Nanci Zeran) Bowen, Tom (Jackie) Bowen, Brian (Kelly) Bowen, Jeff (Paula) Bowen; and by many nieces & nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father & mother, Everett & Lila Badge; by his step-father, Kenneth Bush; and by his father-in-law, Fred Bowen, Jr.  A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, July 25, 2022 at Newaygo United Methodist Church with Pastor Steve Charnley officiating.  There will also be a time of visiting with the family at the church from 12-1 PM on Monday.  Interment will be in Newaygo Cemetery.  Suggested Memorial:  Newaygo United Methodist Church.  You can sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com.  Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.

          

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Services

Time of visiting with the family
Monday
July 25, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Newaygo United Methodist Church
101 State Road
Newaygo, MI 49337

Memorial Service
Monday
July 25, 2022

1:00 PM
Newaygo United Methodist Church
101 State Road
Newaygo, MI 49337

Donations

Newaygo United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 366, Newaygo MI 49337

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