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Barbara Jean Gilde, age 96 of Midland, died Sunday, September 12, 2021 at her home. The daughter of the late Charles and Dorothy (Cox) Still was born March 4, 1925 in Mesick. On June 12, 1946, she married William Gilde in Manton. They shared 48 years together before his death in 1995.
Surviving is her daughter, Donna Dobson of Sierra Vista, AZ; son-in-law, Ronald Cassaday of Hope; son-in-law, Ken Norvell of Danville, CA; 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren; and brother, Donald (MaryLee) Still.
In addition to her parents and husband, Barbara was preceded in death by her sister, Doris Johnson; brother in-law, Gordon Johnson; and sister in-law, Shirley Still; daughters, Linda Cassaday and Sandra Norvell; granddaughter, Denise Rogers; and great-grandson, Calvin Mosman.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at the Wilson Miller Funeral Home. Rev. Anita Hahn of First United Methodist Church will officiate with private burial to take place next to her husband in Manton, MI. Visitation will be held on Monday at the funeral home from 4 -7 pm and again on Tuesday from 10 am until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be offered to the Midland Community Cancer Services, Senior Services of Midland, or First United Methodist Church of Midland. Personal messages of condolence may be offered to the family at www.wilson-miller.com.
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Cancer Services of Midland County
400 Ashman St. Ste 200, Midland MI 48640
Senior Services of Midland County
4700 Dublin Ave, Midland MI 48642
First United Methodist Church
315 W. Larkin St., Midland MI 48640