Barbara J. Hill

Barbara J. Hill

Barbara J. Hill

IRON MOUNTAIN — Barbara J. Hill, 85, of Iron Mountain, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.

She was born Oct. 31, 1932, in Jackson, daughter of the late Conrad and Gladys (Daniels) Denison. Barb graduated from Nahma High School in 1950 and went on to attend Northern Michigan University. Barb married Wilford “Sonny” Hill on Sept. 25, 1954, in Marquette. He preceded her in death on April 15, 2015. She loved the outdoors, feeding the deer and going to their camp in Faithorn. Barb was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She dedicated her life to raising her children and loving her grandchildren. Barb fulfilled God’s calling as a mother and wife and is now joined in eternity with her family and friends.

Barb survived by a daughter, Tracy (Robert) Staple; two sons, Robert S. (Greta) Hill and Conrad E. (Diane) Hill; a sister, Janet (Noel) Roberts; five grandchildren, Katie (Jeff) Schroeder, Kyle (Sara) Gunville, Bronwyn (C.J.) Parker, Toren Hill, and Fr. Edward Looney; and four great grandchildren, Evan and Kelsie Schroeder and Gwendolyn and Fiona Parker.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Barb was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Kennedy and Conrad Denison.

Private family services will be held.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home with the arrangements.