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Barbara Holtan

July 16, 1925 - April 27, 2021
Grand Rapids, MI



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HOLTAN, Barbara M.

Grand Rapids, MI

Age 95, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at Spectrum Butterworth Hospital. Barbara was born July 16, 1925 in Providence, RI to the late Frank and Lucy (Newcomb) Reed. Also preceding her in death were her brothers and sisters. Barbara loved to read, travel and sew. She loved her family very much. Barbara is survived by her sons, Dennis (Theresa Anderson) Jarrett of Plano, TX, Bob Jarrett of Lakewood, CO, Jim (Leslie) Jarrett of Grand Rapids; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Vonique, Ben, Nicole; and 3 great-grandchildren. According to her wishes cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association.