Mon, 10/03/2022 - 12:50pm Kathryn
Barbara Ann Baumgardner, 72, of Grayling, passed away peacefully at her home on August 6, 2022.
Barb was born in Grayling, Michigan on March 1, 1950, to Harold ad Dorthy (Lane) Mertes.
She was a medic in the army and later enjoyed being a cook in the Frederic and Grayling communities.
Barb is survived by her partner of 41 years, Robert Muth, son Rene (Valarie) Mertes, grandchildren Tucker Mertes and Tori Mertes, sister Bonnie Watkins, brother Harold Mertes, several nieces and nephews, and numerous friends.
She was preceded in death by both parents and her brothers John Mertes and Ron Mertes.
No services have been planned at this time.
Those who wish to remember Barb by making a memorial contribution are encouraged to consider AuSable Valley Animal Shelter.