Barz, Larry L., Hemlock, Michigan

Passed away Thursday, August 16, 2012 at Cartwright Hospice Residence. Age 58 years. Larry was born January 29, 1954 in Saginaw to Joseph and Shirley (Bodhaine) Barz. He married Rebecca Balden in 1982. Larry attended Trinity Baptist Church in St. Charles and was a past instructor and member of Saginaw Field & Stream and NRA. He belonged to Local #25 Iron Workers. Larry enjoyed hunting at Grandma Stella’s farm in Brant and fishing. He was an iron worker, master welder and heavy equipment operator. Surviving are three children, Joshua D. Barz, Kristen (Cory) M. Polom and Amy Rose Barz; their mother, Rebecca A. Balden-Barz; two grandchildren, Rylinn Rossi and Jayden Polom; his mother, Shirley Barz; brothers and sisters, Jerry (Diane) Barz, Judy Barz, Mary (Dave) Neuhaus, Gregg Barz and Joe Barz; many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his father. A celebration of Larry’s life will be held on Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Kendall Funeral Home, St. Charles. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.