Barbara H. Maurer, age 96, of Kalamazoo, MI died on July 15, 2017 at Oakview Terrace of Park Village Pines in Kalamazoo, MI. She was born to Hubert and Hazel (Jones) Harrison in Marshall, MI on January 1, 1921. She graduated from Marshall High School in 1938 and Wester Michigan College in 1942. She was an educator in both South Haven and Marshall School systems. She also was a fifty year member of the First Presbyterian Church and the library board in Marshall. She married Max L. Maurer in 1944. He preceded her in death in 1999. She survived by one child, Michael L. (Marilyn) Maurer of Kalamazoo. Two grandchildren; Lea H. (Charity Olson) Maurer of Saline, MI, and Andrew L. (Katie) Maurer of Arlington Heights, IL. Two great-grandchildren; Grace C. Maurer and Jack A. Maurer of Saline. Cremation has taken place and a private family graveside service will take place in Oakridge Cemetery in Marshall at a later date. In recognition of their compassionate and loving care over the last six years memorial contributions may be made to Park Village Pines, 2920 Crystal Lane, Kalamazoo, MI 49009. Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home.