Barbara Ann Fabus, age 83, of Saginaw, MI, passed away peacefully Tuesday, January 11, 2022, at McLaren Bay Region Hospital, Bay City, MI.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Saginaw, MI, at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 15, 2022, with Rev. Peter Gaspeny presiding. Burial will take place at Oakwood Memorial Mausoleum, Saginaw, MI. Visitation will be held 4-8 P.M. on Friday, January 14, 2022 at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI with a Rosary Service at 7:00 P.M. Friday and at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church prior to Mass.
Barbara was born in Bannister, Michigan on April 24, 1938, the daughter of Steve and Mary (Chmiko) Fabus. She graduated from Elsie High School with the class of 1956 and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education at Central Michigan University.
Barb was an Elementary Teacher for forty years and worked part-time at Sears for thirty-five years. She was a member of St. Cyril's Catholic Church in Bannister and Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Saginaw. She was also a member of SEA, MEA, NEA, and the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed volunteering at Covenant Harrison Hospital in Saginaw, MI, and Covenant Visiting Nurse Association Hospice. Barb was a talented lady. She enjoyed painting china, creating jewelry and pottery. She liked to watch sports, especially the Detroit Tigers, Lions and the Saginaw Spirit. Barb was a dog lover. Her dogs were her faithful companions.
Barb is survived by her sister Elaine (John) Kuchar of Henderson, MI; niece Sharon Kuchar of Lansing, MI; nephew Michael (Neva) Kuchar and their sons: Cameron and Connor Kuchar of Georgetown, TX, and many loving friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, and brother Richard.
Memorials may be made to Holy Spirit Catholic Church - 1035 N River Rd, Saginaw, MI 48609. Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, Michigan.