Barbara Gertrude Hoenle, 88, of Three Oaks, died peacefully, Thursday, May 11, 2023.
Her life began February 25, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, the younger of two children born to Leo and Gertrude Hoenle.
Barbara was a teacher having taught in Germany, Chicago, Gary, Benton Harbor, and in Three Oaks where she taught Adult Education. She loved hiking and biking in Southwest Michigan. She and her brother enjoyed cross country skiing and sailing. Barbara was fond of the opera, symphony, and the Art Institute of Chicago.
Barbara will be greatly missed by close friends, Ruth Merrifield, Paul Kain, both of Three Oaks, and Pat Klanton of Stevensville.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Egon Hoenle.
Barbara’s friends will gather for a Graveside service at 11:00 a.m. June 20, 2023 in Riverside Cemetery, Chikaming Township, where she will be laid to rest with her parents and brother.
Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara’s name to the Harbor Country Emergency Food Pantry.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Wagner Family Funerals Pobocik Chapel, Three Oaks. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.
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