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Doris A. (Rolison) Barnhard

January 23, 1937 ~ April 13, 2022 (age 85)


Mrs. Doris A. Barnhard, age 85 of Fremont, passed away early Wednesday morning, April 13, 2022 at her daughter’s home in Fremont.  She was born on January 23, 1937 in Ravenna, Michigan to Clifford & Mildred (Hogan) Rolison.  Doris had been a co-owner of Maple Island Grocery, and she had been an activities director & volunteer at nursing homes in Newaygo County.  She was a published author of the book Turk’s Trading Post.  Doris enjoyed dancing, traveling, and being outside.  On June 23, 1956 she married Don Barnhard and he preceded her in death on July 18, 2011.  She was also preceded in death by her brother & his wife, Clifford “Sonny” & Marilyn Rolison.  Doris is survived by 3 children:  Mike (Janis) Barnhard, Laurie (Scott) Higgins, Barry Barnhard; 4 grandchildren:  Kris (Myke) Barnhard, Scotty (Myriah) Higgins, Jen (Josh) Enyart,  Eric Higgins; 7 great grandchildren:  Colemann, Asa, Eryn, Deven, Emma, Charlie,  Declan; 2 brothers:  Lynn E. Rolison, Les (Sharon) Rolison; several nieces & nephews; and by her best friend Gladys Bayne.  The family would like to give a special thank you to Spectrum Health Hospice for their care.  A celebration of her life will take place at 11:00 AM on Friday, April 22, 2022 at Fremont United Methodist Church with Pastor Wayne Brunt officiating.  A luncheon and time to visit with the family will immediately follow the service at church.  Interment will be at Bridgeton Township Cemetery.  Suggested Memorial:  Spectrum Health Hospice.  You can sign the online guest book at  Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.


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Celebration of Life
April 22, 2022

11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Fremont United Methodist Church
351 Butterfield
Fremont, MI 49412


Spectrum Health Hospice
100 Michigan Street, NE MC004, Grand Rapids MI 49503

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