Barbara Ann Darga, age 73, of Posen, passed away unexpectedly June 10, 2014.
She was born Jan. 10, 1941, in Rogers City to Fredrick and Bertha (Kortman) LaPointe. Barb graduated from Rogers City High School in 1958. On Oct. 25, 1958 she married Paul Darga at St. Casimir Catholic Church. For many years Barb volunteered to play the organ at St. Casimir and St. Dominic Catholic Churches. Mrs. Darga served on the Posen School Board for many years. She loved music and played in a band with her brother Gene and brother-in-law Paul called "Homesteaders." Mrs. Darga enjoyed fishing, gardening, spending time outdoors and knitting; she made hats and booties for all of her grand and greatgrandchildren. Barb will be remembered for her generosity and hospitality.
Mrs. Darga is survived by seven children, Paul Jr. (Carleen) Darga of Posen, Terry (Jill) Darga of Grand Blanc, Kimberly (Don) Roznowski of Posen, Sheila (Fred Witten) Darga of Brighton, Matthew Darga of Harrison Township, Lori Selke of Brighton, and Joel Darga of South Lyon; 10 grandchildren, Ryan, Jacob, Justin, Kristin, Jene, Tyler, Tiana, Taylor, Cheyenne, Savanna, and Sahara; five step-grandchildren, Amy, Jenny, Erica, Jenna, and Dana; six great-grandchildren, Collin, Hunter, Camren, Alexis, Hudson, and Lucas; six siblings, Roy (Mel) LaPointe, Shirley Lyons, Gene (Beth) LaPointe, Jerry (Loretta) LaPointe, Carol Dell, and Colleen (Paul) Konieczny.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul in 2007
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Thursday from 3 until 8 p.m. with the parish wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation will resume on Friday at St. Casimir Catholic Church from 10 a.m. until time of Mass at 11 a.m. with Fr. Arthur Duchnowicz officiating.
Inurnment will take place at St. Casimir Catholic Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to St. Dominic Catholic Church in Metz.
Online condolences may be addressed through www.beckfuneralhome.org.