February 18, 1944 - November 30, 2019
A celebration of life will be held from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM with a memorial service at 1:00 PM Friday December 6, 2019 in the Gilbert Funeral Home,
Karen J. Barker age 75 of Clay Twp., MI. passed away peacefully in her home November 30, 2019 . She was born February 18, 1944 in Detroit, MI. to the late Donald and Ida (nee Siefen) Gaines. She married Timothy A. Barker on February 2, 1996 in Macomb County, MI.
Karen was employed as a registered nurse at various hospitals in Macomb County. She was a member of the Algonac Church of Christ.
Mrs. Barker is survived by her husband Tim, children Amy (Greg) Laidlaw, Michael (Lynn) Halasz, Heidi Winkler, Felix “P.T.” (Megan) Winkler, and Julie (Peter) Mazzarella, grandchildren Morgan Laidlaw, Hailey Laidlaw, Madison (Robert Henigan) Laidlaw, Jenna Halasz, Jake Halasz, Maya Winkler, Max Winkler, Parker Winkler, Joe Mazzarella, and Alex Mazzarella, siblings Don Gaines, Chuck Gaines, Peter Gaines, Tom Gaines, Cindy Krusen, Melanie Anderson, and Martha Davis. She was preceded in death by a sister Pam Fogarty.
A celebration of life will be held from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM with a memorial service at 1:00 PM Friday December 6, 2019 in the Gilbert Funeral Home, Algonac, MI. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Algonac Church of Christ.