Barbara L. Sinn

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Barbara Loraine Sinn, age 68, died September 14, 2021, at her home in Gaylord, MI.

Barbara was born September 7, 1953, to her parents, Clarence and Ruth (Haney) Herman, of Perry, MI.

She married her husband, Dan Sinn, in September 2001, in Gaylord, Michigan.

She was preceded in death by her son, John Choss, and stepfather, Kenneth Hicks.

She is survived by her parents, Clarence Herman and Ruth Hicks; husband, Danny; son, Josh (Jill Pruitt) Dohm of Warren, MI., stepdaughters, Shelly Birdsey of Traverse City, MI., and Karen Sinn of Shepherd, MI; granddaughter Jade Dohm, stepgrandchildren, Matthew Szkola, Alyssa Szkola; stepgrandchildren, Sean Sinn, Jordan Birdsey, Chris Birdsey, Mitchell Bradshaw, Leanne Bradshaw, Justin Sinn; stepbrother, Dan (Connie) Hicks; stepsisters Debbie (Denny) Knopf, and Peggy Congleton.

Barbara loved her dogs and most animals. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially her special girls, Jessica Kuhn and Rochelle Maves. She was a member of the Elks Lodge, 2544, of Gaylord and the Fraternal Order of Eagles 1825, in Gaylord. She also enjoyed homemaking, canning, and working with stained glass.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Charlton Township Hall in Johannesburg, Michigan.

Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PO Box 1548, Gaylord, Michigan 49734.
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25 comments on “Barbara L. Sinn”

  1. What a gorgeous lady, inside and out. She will be truly missed. May God lift you up and hold you tight Barb. Danny we are so sorry for your loss. May the Lord hold you close during this time of mourning.

  2. Dan I am so sorry to hear about Barb .she was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever met. I am always here if you want to talk Bev Schuster

  3. Danny, so very sorry for your loss and will be thinking of you at the time of Barb’s celebration of life. Hugs and prayers, love Bonnie. Charles Hitchings and Oz

  4. Danny, We are so very sorry for your loss. Barb was such an amazing kind soul. She would give the shirt off her back for someone in need.
    We are here if you need anything. Please do not hesitate to ask.
    Sending healing prayer and condolenences,
    Todd, Jody & Noah

  5. Danny, we were so sorry to hear the news of Barb passing, she was a very special lady. Sending our deepest sympathy and most heartfelt prayers. If there is anything we can do let us know.
    Ron&Sally Jenkins

  6. So sorry buddy, words can’t express how sad it is to see her name on here. Wonderful woman.
    God will watch over you both in your time of loss

  7. Danny, we are so very sorry for your loss. Barb was a kind and lovely lady and will be missed by many. Keeping you and the family in our thoughts and prayers.

    Ed & Ann Ledwick

  8. My beautiful friend you wrote to me once but you believed we were brought together by the good Lord so that we could be there for one another. I’m sorry I cannot be there today but you’re here with me. It breaks my heart that I will not feel that hug or hear your little voice. I love you so much and I know you’re holding your baby now. I know that was breaking your heart rest sweetly my friend.

  9. Danny, so sorry to hear of Barb’s passing. She was a good friend. Sending prayers and my deepest sympathy and condolences to you.

  10. Danny- Barb and I worked at Manpower years ago… she was awesome! I am so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful, kind person. I will never forget her. God bless your memories. Jane Cavender

  11. Danny,
    Both Mic and I are so sorry for your loss. We are glad we had a chance to run into you both this summer.
    Barb was a very special lady. She will be missed.

  12. Barb was always a ray of sunshine and such a kind soul. I’m so sorry for your loss, Danny. God bless you and your family. Praying for all now and for day’s to come.

  13. Fly high my beautiful friend! I’m going to miss you! I’m so sorry Danny, I hope you feel out love surrounding you! I can’t remember when I didn’t know her? From euchre at her house, Manpower, and most recent, 4th of July BBQ!
    Glad I got her big hug! Thoughts, prayers and peace! God takes the best! 💔

  14. Danny, both Dan & I are so sorry to hear about Barb. I hope God will heal your heart and give you comfort that she went so peacefully, but a big shock. She was always so kind to us. We remember her from school. 😔💟

  15. Dan,
    I was never privileged to meet your wife, but from what I see, Johannesburg thought a lot of her! Knowing you as long as I have, I know you would pick a winner! My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of great sorrow old friend.

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