St. Nicholas, MI
Timothy Peter Barron, age 68, passed away Wednesday morning September 11, 2013 at home following a lengthy illness.
Tim, the son of the late Peter and Mary (Heynssens) Barron, was born July 6, 1945 in Escanaba. He was raised on the family farm in St. Nicholas and graduated as class Valedictorian from Rock High School in 1963. Following graduation, Tim attended Michigan Technological University and Bay College and he also served his country in the Michigan National Guard.
Tim was united in marriage to the former Linda Porath on September 28, 1968 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Perkins. They made their home in St. Nicholas where they raised their seven children. He owned and operated Tim Barron Potato Farm and Tim Barron Construction.
Tim was an active member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church where he served in many capacities as Parish Council President, Picnic Chairman, C.C.D. teacher, Eucharistic Minister and Lector. Tim also served on the Mid Peninsula School Board for several years and on the Soil Conservation District.