Barbara Ann Baylis

of Lansing, age 78, passed away November 25, 2019.  She was born in Lansing on January 26, 1941, the daughter of the late Maurice “Whitey” and Ann (Hill) DeBrabander.

Surviving are:  her son, Craig Baylis; daughters, Kim (Mike) McManus and Kelly (Randy) King; 7 grandchildren, Courtney Baylis, Justin (Casey) Baylis, Sydney (Patrick) Kleinfelt, Erin (Kyle) Anderson, Nicholas (Cicily) Baylis, Brandon (Amanda) Baylis, and Joshua King; 7 great-grandchildren, Dawson, Delaney, Gianna, Mia, Jaxx, Kensington, and Oakleigh and a sister-in-law Kathy DeBrabander.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 59 years John J. “Jack” Baylis, and her brother David DeBrabander

At Barbara’s request, there will be no service.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Old Newsboys Association. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Online condolences may be left for his family at

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Karen Burghdoff i
November 25, 2019 at 8:44 pm

So very sorry for your loss.

Jean Wieland
November 26, 2019 at 8:38 am

Nick. Thinking of you and your family at this time. Big hugs

Suzanne Moore
November 26, 2019 at 1:47 pm

May your cherished memories of this beautiful woman bring you comfort and may knowing that she is in God’s loving embrace give you peace.

Shelly and Jeff Hundt
November 26, 2019 at 2:27 pm

So sorry to hear about your mom. We will be keeping you and your while family in our thoughts and prayers.

Jim and Marge McGovney
November 27, 2019 at 10:42 am

Treasured classmate and friend. So sad for the family. Our prayers are with you all.
Marge (Vermeersch) McGovney and Jim.

Edie Caruso Wilcox
November 27, 2019 at 7:37 pm

So sorry for the loss of your beautiful mother. I have fond memories of your parents at my dads dental office

Edie Caruso Wilcox

Carol Cruz
November 28, 2019 at 2:57 pm

My condolences to the entire family. Loss of both your mom and dad in such a short time is heartbreaking. May they both RIP.

Emiline Reifsnyder
November 28, 2019 at 8:30 pm

Dear Baylis Family:

So many wonderful memories of Barb —
Please accept my sincere sympathy.

Emmie (Mrs. Charles) Reifsnyder

Howard Clevenger
November 29, 2019 at 9:56 am

They’re together again. Our prayers go out to the family and friends. God Bless.
Howard and Angie Clevenger

Michael E. Ross
November 30, 2019 at 2:13 pm

To the Baylis Family I’m sorry for your loss of Barb. God Bless her. She and Jack are together again.

daniel koonter
December 1, 2019 at 11:56 am

to the family I am so sorry for your loses. GOD bless

Sam and Deanna Hopkins
December 2, 2019 at 3:26 pm

Sorry for your loss. I believe that the reunion with jack was a joyous one. I don’t think I ever saw them alone and they always look so at ease and happy together. May they rest in pease . God bless the kids. A special pray for Craig.


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