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“I was so very sorry to hear the news about your Mom's passing. The last time I was at the house she said don't forget - you are an angel here on...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Carole Maki - Sterling Hts, MI

“Dearest Barb, You have been my best friend for over 65 years. We have shared many fond memories over these years and I will miss you so much. ...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Janet Simonin - ocala, FL

“Dearest Barb - I will never forget all our "chair" gatherings in the middle of the street in nice weather. We shared a whole host of stories that I...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Anneliese & Peter Failla - MI

“WE REMEMBER THEM At the rising of the sun and its going down, We remember them. At the blowing of the wind and in the chill of ...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Pat Wisniewski

“Barbara always had a kind word, a hug and a big smile everytime we met. Barbara babysat my brother (Mark) and I when we lived on Manning. She was...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Kathy (Schaefer) Brodie, Jean Schaefer and Mark Schaefer - MI

“Dear "Sis", I miss you already. But we always knew our time here would seem short; not enough with family & friends to laugh love & learn, to...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Pat Wisniewski - Shelby Township, MI

“Dearest Barbie Girl, As we sit here sharing our memories we realize just how much you left us: Enough love to fill our hearts forever, enough passion...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Karen and Joseph Smith - MI

“Barb, I will miss you deeply. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Frances Scully - Macomb, MI

Barb receiving a birthday gift on her birthday, 12-09-2012; a picture of the four GRAND DAMES! “There are so many memories that it's hard to pick just one. I will always remember what a wonderful, compassionate, kind-hearted woman you are and...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Terri Bowers - Clinton Township, MI

Kurt Connor and Grammie “Grammie, I will always miss you and you will always be in my heart! ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Connor Kahnt - Macomb, MI

Mimi and Mackie “When my Mimi got cancer I thought my life was coming to an end. I thought I would never smile again. She is amazing, strong, and sweet. She lights up...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Mackenzie Parrott - Chesterfield, MI

This was the day before I left for Japan. “Thanks for all the memories, miss you more than ever! 空のように心を無に ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Zachary Blackwell - MI - Grandson

“From the Fuji apples you'd cut up for me and the movie nights we used to have, to the days you'd pretend to be "Mary" with me as your teacher "Miss...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Marisa Kahnt - Macomb, MI


Barbara Christine (nee Connors) Kahnt, age 70, went home to the Lord on March 3, 2013. She was born on December 6, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan to Paul and Agnes (nee Gasvoda) Connors. Barbara was a hairstylist for over 50 years, including 25 years at J.C. Penney Salon at Lakeside Mall.
Barbara is survived by her children, Karen Parrott and Kurt (Tracy) Kahnt; her grandchildren, Zachary, Marisa, Kurt, and Mackenzie; her brother, Richard Connors; and her niece and nephews, Richard (Kathleen), Thomas (Michelle), and Khristine Connors. She is also survived by many wonderful friends and extended family. She will be forever in our hearts.