Barbara Rose Burdiak of Portage, MI passed peacefully in her sleep on Saturday April 15, 2023 in Bradenton, FL
She was born in Chicago, IL and retired from Portage Public Schools where she was a secretary at Portage Northern High School.
Barbara is preceded in Death by her Husband John F Burdiak and Daughter Mary Ellen Burdiak: Parents Robert Bendkowski and Evelyn Skoog: Brother Alan Bendkowski: Sister Grace Murphy: Step-sisters Sandy Wright and Shari Holland: Step-brother Michael Bendkowski. She is survived by her son John R Burdiak: daughter Cheryl Topp and son-in-law Bill Topp: Grandchildren JC Burdiak, Sophia Porter, Hannah Corwin, Jay Topp, Max Topp and Cass Topp: Great grandchildren Kaiden Burdiak, Jesse Barbosa-Burdiak and Stevie Porter: brothers, Robert Bendkowski and James Bendkowski: step-sister Peggy Kite.
Services in Portage Michigan and Bradenton Florida will be announced at a later date.