Barbara E. Manhold

Resided in Escanaba, Michigan
Died March 10th, 2020

Barbara E. Manhold, 76, of Escanaba, passed away Tuesday morning, March 10, 2020 at Hartman’s Adult Care.

She was born on November 12, 1943 in Highland Park, MI, daughter of Rosaire and Ruby (Duelel) Roy.  Barbara was raised in Detroit and graduated from St. Benedict’s School, class of 1961.

On September 19, 1963, Barbara married Henry Anthony Kolinsky.  During their marriage of 17 years they had two children, Thomas and Pamela Kolinsky.  She was a loving mother and homemaker.  She later married Max “Mac” Manhold and he preceded Barbara in death.

Barbara loved to go bowling, fishing, traveling with Mac, spending time on the lake, buying lotto tickets and shopping.

She had been a member of St. Louis Church in Harrison Twp. where was active playing chime.

Barbara moved to Escanaba in 2016 where she resided with her son, Tom and Carol Kolinsky and more recently in the loving care of Hartman’s Adult Care.

Among survivors include her two children, Thomas (Dr. Carol) Kolinsky of Escanaba and Pamela Kolinsky of Niles, MI; grandchildren, Emily (Chris) Charbonneau of Bark River and Matthew Krieg of Chicago, IL; and two great grandchildren, Finn and Ford Charbonneau.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mac she was preceded in death by all of her siblings.

Graveside services will take place at a later date at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Detroit, MI.

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3 Tributes to “Barbara E. Manhold”

  1. To Tom and family, and also to the Hartmans,
    I had the pleasure of meeting Barb months ago and she always had a smile and friendly greeting for me when I stopped in at the Hartman’s. She was a special lady, and I want to extend my sincere condolences to all of you.

  2. Barb has left me with so many cherished memories. It was such an honor to have been the one to assist her in her daily living. Barb was truly a pleasure to know. I will miss you dearly my friend. Love you always.

  3. I knew Barb from St. Louis. I had the pleasure of playing chimes with her. I loved her sense of humor. I just read in the bulletin from St. Louis that she passed. I am sorry for your loss. She was a great lady!

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