Barbara Jean Miller

November 20, 1944 ~ November 11, 2020 (age 75)


Barbara Jean Miller, age 75, of Homer died Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Allegiance Hospital in Jackson.

Barbara was born on November 20, 1944 in Jackson, Michigan to George Burton and Lillian May (Russell) Miller.  She has been a lifelong resident of this area and received her high school diploma from Homer Public Schools. She was a loving homemaker.

Marriages to Myron Junior Riker and Richard Schweikert ended in divorce.

Barbara’s life centered around her family and her days were always filled with daily visits and gatherings.  She is remembered by her family as a loving mother, grandmother and sister.   A favorite activity of Barbara’s was camping, and she enjoyed many summers at the Lighthouse Village.

She is survived by sons, James (Julia) Riker of Tekonsha, Cyrus (Millie) Riker of Albion and Randolph (Niki) Riker of Homer; stepchildren, Richard Schweikert, Sherry Schweikert and Kathy Schweikert; 19 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.  Other family member includes, sisters, Susan Belt, Pat Miller and Sherry Bowersox; and brothers, Duane Miller and Jack Miller.

She is preceded in death by a brother, Mike Miller and a sister, Roberta Miller.

A private family gathering has taken place at the Kempf Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services 303 S. Hillsdale Street, Homer, MI  49245.

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