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Zella M. Barcome
Resided in Gladstone, MI
Died September 13, 2013
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Gladstone, MI

Zella M. Barcome, age 80, passed away peacefully Friday, September 13, 2013, at her home in Gladstone.

Zella was born January 18, 1933, in Munising, MI, the daughter of Frank and Catherine (Bingman) Fleming. As a child, she was raised and attended school in Munising, Manistique and Escanaba. On August 31, 1951, Zella was united in marriage to Basil Barcome and together the couple made their home and raised their family in Escanaba. In addition to raising her family, Zella was employed at F.W. Woolworth Retail Store and the former Tim and Sally’s Restaurant in Escanaba. She enjoyed cooking, baking, reading and writing. Zella was also an exceptional, humble artist and enjoyed spending time with her loving family. She will be deeply missed.

Zella is survived by her husband, Basil:
Son: Basil (Laurie) Barcome of Denmark, WI
Daughters: Wanda (Steve) Makosky of Bark River, MI
Deborah Barcome of Manistique, MI
Brothers: Frank (Carol) Fleming of Davison, MI
Michael (Sue) Fleming of Gladstone, MI
Sisters: Carole Gould of Manistique, MI
Mary Lee (Allen) Desjarden of Manistique, MI
Kathy (Jim) Osterhout of Wyoming
Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Zella was preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Catherine:
Daughter: Valerie Maki
Brothers: Don Springer and William Fleming
Sisters: Wanda Fleming and Kim Thielman
Brother in law: Richard Gould

Zella’s family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2:00PM to 4:00PM at the Skradski Funeral Home 706 Wisconsin Avenue Gladstone, MI 49837. Funeral services to celebrate the life of Zella M. Barcome will follow visiting hours, at 4:00PM, at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone, with Rev. Fr. Jamie Ziminski of the All Saints Church officiating. Luncheon will follow funeral services at the All Saints Church Parish Hall. Zella will be laid to rest, privately, in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Barcome family with arrangements.

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