Forbes, Barbara Jane, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at the Cartwright Hospice Residence. She was 70 years old. Barbara J. Tyson was born on October 29, 1939 in Carrollton, to the late Richard L. and Dorothy (Ackerman) Tyson. She married Robert L. Forbes on June 13, 1959 in Saginaw; he preceded her in death on November 9, 2001. Barb began working with the Saginaw County Court House in 1981, serving as the Manager of Payroll. She dedicated 20 years of service to Saginaw County, retiring on August 31, 2001. Above all, Barb loved and cherished her family. She also enjoyed bowling, camping and spending time working on various crafts. Surviving are two sons and two daughters: Brian Forbes, Brad (Dorothy) Forbes, Marla (Glen) Roberts and Marci Forbes; a granddaughter, Autumn; three brothers: Henry (Janet) Tyson, Richard (Helen) Tyson, and David Tyson; a sister, Ronda (Bill) Ehlert, a brother-in-law, Jerry (Gail) Forbes; a sister-in-law, Penny (Henry) Wesmer; and many nieces and nephews. Barbara’s funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 at Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 2525 Hemmeter Road. Pastor Jeff Bonn will officiate. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State) on Monday, August 16, 2010 from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home, church or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.