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Naomi Barnes

January 11, 1925 — July 5, 2015

Naomi Barnes, 90, of Cass City, died Sunday, July 5, 2015 in her home with her loving family by her side. She was born January 11, 1925 in Carson City the second of four children born to Harold and Marie (Chase) Hyde. She married Andrew Barnes, Jr. December 30, 1942 in Caro. He died May 22, 1998.

Naomi worked for Cass City High School for 20 years as a bookkeeper. After her retirement she came back and worked in the cafeteria and as the Chapter 1 bookkeeper. She served on the Home and Hospice Advantage board for several years. Naomi enjoyed working alongside her daughter, Andrea at Pebbles Plus. She was a member of the former Trinity United Methodist Church, now Cass City United Methodist Church. Naomi enjoyed sewing, counted cross stitch and quilting. She played Bridge in many groups over the years.

Naomi is survived by her children: Suzanne (Michael) Piereson of Kalamazoo, David (Donna) Barnes of Cass City, Timothy (Pamela) Barnes of Bay City, Gary (Kim) Barnes of Cass City, Andrea (Bill) Shagene of Cass City; grandchildren: Brad (Christine) Piereson, Scott (Trisha) Piereson, Brian Barnes, Kimberly (Michael) Zehnder, Joshua (Karen) Barnes, Brandi Barnes, Laura Barnes, Caitlin (Anthony) Walther, Leah (Kevin) Hockenberry, Kerry (Greg) Walther, Andrew Shagene; step-grandchildren: Brian Keys, Sheila (Bryan) Killey, Danielle (Eric) Reiber; great grandchildren: Andrew, Connor, Lexie, Derek, Carter, Jacob, Brittney, Adelaide, Olivia, Greyden, Emerson, Brandon, Victoria, Collon, Lyla, Jacob; sister, Rosemary Dillon of Caro; several nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her sister, Martha (Mike) Wysocki; brother, Jim (Tootie) Hyde.

Memorial service held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015 in Cass City United Methodist Church with Rev. Donald Ault, Home and Hospice Advantage Chaplain, officiating. Interment will be in Elkland Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Rawson Memorial Library, Cass City United Methodist Church or Home and Hospice Advantage. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at

Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 9, 2015 in Cass City United Methodist Church

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195
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