Barbara S. Goard

GREENLAND – Barbara S. Goard, 69, of Greenland passed away Aug. 12, 2013, at her home.

She was born Nov. 1, 1943, to Henry and Susan (Strader) Tracey in Detroit. On July 25, 1975, she married William “Billy” Goard.

Barbara was an avid fan of the Detroit Tigers. She also enjoyed puzzles, knitting, crocheting, cooking and spending time with her family. She adored her three granddaughters.

Barbara is survived by her husband, William; children Pam (Brian) Green of Mass City, Karen (Dan Verbrigghe) of Rock, Sherrie (Steve) Lippens of Gladstone, and Tim (Julie) Goard of Mass City; granddaughters, Chelsea, Mallory and Taylor; brother, Danny (Kaye) Tracey; sisters; Darlene (Bob) Tracey and Frances Jacoy; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Henry “Sonny” Tracey and sister, Nancy Mansell.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Cane Funeral Home in Ontonagon. Funeral Services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, also in the Cane Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery.

Barbara was loved by those who knew her and will be dearly missed by all.

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