Barbara Kinkelaar


Barbara Kinkelaar, 77, of Holbrook, Arizona died on Dec. 28, 2020. She left behind husband of 45 years, George Kinkelaar Jr., children George III (Marie) Kinkelaar, Rodney Kinkelaar, Timothy Dale Kinkelaar, Terrilyn Cranford, Timothy (Griselda) Williams, Beth (Curtis) Plumb, Lori McCombs, and Scott (Dina) Kinkelaar, sister Mary (Richard) Moote, 24 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Elizabeth and Samuel Craib, son Thomas Williams and great-granddaughter, Morgan Koepp.

Barbara was born in Detroit, Michigan July 1, 1943 where she attended and graduated St. Gregory's Catholic school before moving to Pearce, Arizona the summer of 1972. Barbara and George were married in Pearce, Arizona on Nov. 22, 1975 with each bringing four children to the marriage and having a child together. They moved to Pinetop in 1981 where they both obtained their real estate broker’s license. They bought and operated North Country Realty and Sundance Industrial Maintenance Co until 2003 when they sold both businesses. They moved to Holbrook, Arizona in January 2012.

A Rosary will be held at 10 a.m. and Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary of the Angels Catholic Church in Pinetop, Arizona on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2020. Graveside will follow at Lakeside Cemetery. There will be no reception following graveside due to COVID. We will host a Zoom for those unable to attend live.

Services handled by Owens Livingston Mortuary, Holbrook.

For those who have special memories and would like to send private condolences or sign our online guest book, we invite you to visit our website at www.owenslivingstonmortuary.

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