Barbara J. Knapp, age 95, of Portage, MI went to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 9, 2017 with her family at her side, at her home. Barbara was born in Paw Paw, MI, the daughter of the late Nyle and Minnie (Kline) Johnson. She was a Histology Technician and head of the Histology Lab at Bronson Hospital. She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star. She then moved to California, where she was manager of an apartment complex, ran a health food store and worked as a security officer at Leisure Village. After 40 years, Barbara retired and returned to Portage, MI. She leaves many fond memories and will be missed by those that knew her best. She leaves to cherish her memory her son, Max Moses Jr.; two daughters, Carol (Jay Junker) Moses and Nylene (Henry) Page; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was also preceded in passing by a brother, Arthur Johnson; her former husband's, Max Moses Sr. and Lawton Knapp. In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to a , c/o the funeral home.