Erwin-Schibelhut, Barbara J., Saginaw Township, Michigan

Loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away Friday, September 21, 2012 at Bickford Cottage Assisted Living. Age 83 years. Daughter of the late Cornelius and Helen (Prior) O’Sullivan, Barbara was born September 24, 1928 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. She was married to Clifford F. Erwin Jr. on December 7, 1946 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. He predeceased her September 29, 1995. Barbara then married Herman Schibelhut on June 20, 1998. He survives her. Barbara was a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church and its choir. She was also a member of the Sweet Adeline’s. Surviving besides her husband Herman are one daughter and four sons, Marcia Kemerer, Canada; Bill and Sandra Erwin, Florida; Thomas and Lisa Erwin, Saginaw; Guy and Karen Erwin, Saginaw; David and Rochelle Erwin, Florida; two step-sons, Randy and Mary Schibelhut, Saginaw; Roger and Debbie Schibelhut, Traverse City; twelve grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends especially Kathy Ferrigan. Barbara was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 5376 State St., Saginaw. Rev. Fr. Randy Kelly will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at the church where the family will be present on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church or Southern Care Hospice. Arrangements entrusted to the Snow Funeral Home, Saginaw.