Clauss, Barbara A., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Saturday, August 16, 2014, at Stone Crest Assisted Living, Freeland. Age 81 years. Barbara Ann McGinnis was born on June 1, 1933, in Saginaw, to the late Arthur M. and Dorothy McGinnis. She was married to Henry G. Clauss on November 11, 1949, in Angola, IN, with whom she celebrated 60 years of marriage. He predeceased her on May 30, 2010. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church and enjoyed sewing, gardening and canning. Surviving are three daughters and their spouses, Cathy (Gerard) Poyer, St. Charles; Sue Storch and her friend, Stu Stadler, Bridgeport; Laurie (John) Bryant, Flint; three grandchildren, Matthew, Jennifer and Tyler; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Marialyce (Wayne) LaBeau; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by a brother Don McGinnis. Funeral and committal services will take place on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave. The Rev. Sue Hand will officiate. Private inurnment will be in Oakwood Cemetery at a later date. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc. on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be given to the family. Memories and sympathies of Barb may be shared with the family on her memorial website at