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Claude N. Barber

August 16, 1920 October 4, 2017
Claude N. Barber
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Claude N. Barber of Grand Ledge, MI, passed away October 4, 2017 at the age of 97. He was born August 16, 1920 in Lansing, MI, son to Claude and Orpha (Atwell) Barber. Claude retired from Oldsmobile in 1974 and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was the longest standing member of the Capitol City Old Car Club; enjoyed collecting antiques, dancing, and the “Family Card Games”.
He is survived by his three sons: Russell (Margaret) Barnhill, Michael (Erin) Barber and Mitchell Barber; 11 grandchildren, many great and great great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law Audrey Reynolds and Sue Devic. He was predeceased by his parents, first wife of 16 years, Barbara Reynolds, second wife of 26 years, Kathleen Rolfe, and was the last of nine.
A visitation will be held Monday, October 9, 2017 from 4-7 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Private graveside services will be held at Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Blessings In A Backpack Grand Ledge, PO BOX 162, Grand Ledge, MI 48837 in memory of Claude Barber. Online condolences may be shared at

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4:00 PM 10/9/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/9/2017 7:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

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Oakwood Cemetery Final Resting Place

301 Oakwood St.
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

301 Oakwood St. Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

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