Barbara Barbaze, 90, of Gaylord (MI), formerly of Bear Lake, died April 21, 2013, at Tendercare.
She was born on Jan. 17, 1923, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, to George and Sheila (Simmons) Barbaze.
Barbara served in the Canadian Army during World War II. In 1948 she played baseball for the Springfield (IL) Sallies of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. In 1998, she gained honorary induction into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame with the rest of her Canadian league-mates.
Barbara was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, who became her beloved family.
A memorial service was held Sunday, April 28, at Calvary Baptist Church at 4 p.m. with Pastor Jay Chambers presiding.
Interment was held at Mount Hope Cemetery in Johannesburg, MI.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Nelson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.
Contributed By: Carol Sheldon
Copyright: Adapted from obituary in findagrave.com.