Agnes M. Baribeau, 89, of Escanaba, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2015 at Bishop Noa Home.
She was born on December 25, 1925 the eighth child born to the late Phillip and Rose (LaFreniere) Baribeau. She grew up in Escanaba and graduated in 1944 from Escanaba High School.
In her early years she worked for the Venus Sewing Company, R C Manufacturing Company and Michigan Bell Telephone Company, retiring in June of 1983.
She enjoyed sports, in her younger years played softball for Delta Hardware, golfed and was a member of the Highland Golf Club and bowled. She traveled to Germany, Hawaii and Mexico, enjoyed shopping, family get togethers, knitting dish clothes, watching TV and old movies, the Packers and listening to music. She was an active member of St. Joseph and St. Patrick Church.
Agnes is survived by her sister, Freda Whitlow of Tiffin, OH and Brother in law, Frank “Smitty” Schmitt of Rapid River. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Ernest, John (Jack) William “Bill” and George Baribeau and five sisters, Rose (Louis) Johnson, Violet (John) Meyer, Irene (Paul) Cole, Emma (Stephen) Clairmont and Virginia Schmitt; brother in law, Leo Whitlow; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Crawford Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Mass of Christian Burial will follow at noon at St. Joseph and St. Patrick’s Church with Rev. Erick Olson officiating. A luncheon will follow in the church hall.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bishop Noa Home.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Baribeau family.