Barbara Hoskins, 84

obit-Hoskins-BarbaraBarbara Jean Hoskins, a resident of Pierz passed away May 5, 2013, at her home in Pierz.

Services were held at Riverside Church in Brainerd, with Pastor Harvey Peterson officiating.

Barb was born April 21, 1929, to her parents, William Liske and Minne Blomseth in Pequot Lakes. Barb was a wonderful woman who was surrounded by a large family and an even larger extended family. She will be missed by so many, especially around the times we are looking for the family recipes. She was the core strength of the great cooking that stems from this family.  She will truly be missed.

Surviving are her children, Jim, Randy and spouse, Kathy, Lonny and spouse, Dawn and David and spouse, Carol. Grandchildren, Brandi, Shelley, Shari, Stacie, Luke and Shannon, as well as an abundance of great-grandchildren.

She was preceded by her husband, James Elvin Hoskins.