County Seat Newspaper
of Clare County

Patricia Mae DeBarr

August 9, 1937 – October 9, 2023


                Patricia Mae DeBarr age 86 of Harrison went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, October 9, 2023. Patricia was born August 9, 1937 in Saginaw, Michigan the daughter of Roy Randall and Patricia Mae (Williams) Randall. Patricia was united in marriage and preceded in death by her husband Gerald DeBarr.

                Mrs. DeBarr had resided in Harrison since the 1940’s, moving from Pontiac, Michigan. Patricia was a member of Leota Community Church for several years. She enjoyed family barbecue’s, spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, watching television shows and shopping.

                Surviving Mrs. DeBarr are her seven children; Patty Everett and husband John of Syracuse, New York, Barbara Yocoland and husband John of Perry, Michigan, Tom Nemitz and wife Barbara of Saginaw, Noreen Adsit and husband Randy of Harrison, Nancy Nemitz and Bob Favel of Gladwin, Michigan, Michael Nemitz and Michelle LaDere of Harrison and Bill Nemitz and wife Krystal of Clare, Michigan, twenty-one grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, several step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren, one sister, Kay Sunday of Farwell, Michigan, plus many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Mrs. DeBarr was also preceded in death by her parents, one son, Donald Nemitz, two sisters; Jonaray Brandt and Virginia and one brother-in-law, Leonard Sunday.

                Celebration of Life services honoring Patricia will be held Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. from Clark-Stocking Funeral Chapel, with Pastor Jerry Britton officiating.  Family and friends are encouraged to gather for a time of sharing on Saturday, October 21, 2023 from 11:30 a.m. until time of service. Inurnment will be in Pleasant Plains Cemetery, Harrison. Memorial gifts in memory of Patricia may be considered to the DeBarr family, in care of: Michael Nemitz. To share an online memory or condolence with Patricia’s family, please visit:  Arrangements for Mrs. DeBarr are entrusted with Clark-Stocking Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service 989-539-7810.