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Barbara Susan Harkins, 90, formerly of Pine River, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at May Creek Senior Living in Walker. Barb was born on August 4, 1928, in Pine River and spent her early years in Longville. Barb married Pat Harkins on July 21, 1952 and they lived and raised a family in Tacoma and Puyallup, Washington until Pat’s death in 1984. After Pat died, Barb returned to live in Longville where she spent many happy years.
Barb is survived by her four children, Michael (Lorie) Harkins, Pat (Kathy) Harkins, Tena (Craig) Boswell, and Dan (Katy) Harkins, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, Art and Tena Thompson of Longville, husband Pat Harkins, her sisters Carmen Keir, Phyllis Woodley and Mary Fuller, and a twin brother Arthur, who died at birth.
Barb will be buried in Longville at a service to be announced at a later date. The family is grateful to the wonderful staff at May Creek for the kind and loving care they gave to Barb.
Barb’s care is being handled by Dennis Funeral Home and Midwest Cremation Association of Walker.