Barbara Savela

Tawas City, Michigan
March 12, 1937 - February 25, 2019


Tuesday, June 4, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Service Location

Tawas United Methodist Church ~ Tawas City, Michigan


Tuesday, June 4, 2019
11:00 AM

Obituary Notice

Barbara Grace Savela
Tawas City, Michigan (1976 – 2014)

BARBARA GRACE SAVELA of Tawas City, passed away February 25, 2019 at the age of 81. She was born on March 12, 1937 in Detroit, MI to the late Harold and Frances Parker. Barbara grew up in Detroit, MI where she also attended school.

Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd who she married June 13, 1959. She’s survived by her son, Scott (Lee Ann) Savela of Chandler, AZ and grandchildren; Ian Savela, Krista (Woodrow) Sunderman, Kevin, Lora and Aubrey Savela. She is preceded in death by one brother, Harold (Dorothy) Anderson and one son, Brian Savela.

Barbara moved to Tawas City from Detroit in November of 1976. She retired from Tendercare after over 30 years of service. She loved being around people and shopping. She volunteered at the church and the Iosco County Historical Museum and was a member of the Tawas Bay F.O.E 2588. She had a charitable heart for her friends and family and will be greatly missed by all.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at the Tawas United Methodist Church, 20 M-55 in Tawas City. Memorial contributions suggested to the Alzyheimer’s Association. Arrangements handled by Buresh Funeral Home of Tawas City.


Memory Gardens


I’m so sorry for your loss. Barb was so sweet and friendly.
— Barry and Dionne Schley

Leave Your Condolences (must be approved by staff)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.