Barbara Ruth Gallagher, age 89 of Ada, went to be with her Lord Saturday, December 21, 2019. She was preceded in death by her brother, Bob Dean and sister, Shirley Dove. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Charles “Bud” Gallagher; 5 sons Dan (Kris) Gallagher, Jim (Juli) Gallagher, Bill Gallagher, John (Sherry) Gallagher, Chuck (Rebecca Tyke) Gallagher; 16 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; her 94 year old brother, Jim Dean. Barbara loved to dance, enjoyed rollerskating, tennis and bridge. She had the prettiest blue eyes!
Family will meet with friends and relatives from 5-8PM on Friday, December 27 and a memorial prayer and celebration will be held at 7PM at O’Brien Eggebeen Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Road SE, Grand Rapids. The family will also meet family and friends from 9-10AM on Saturday, Decmber 28 at the church, with The Mass of Christian Burial being offered at 10AM at St. Roberts of Newminster, 6477 Ada Dr SE, Ada, Rev. Leonard Sudlik presiding. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Hospice of Michgan, 989 Spaulding Ave SE, Ada, MI 49301.