Barbara Tornquist

Born in Ferndale, MI on February 4, 1946

Departed on November 18, 2020 and resided in Westmoreland, TN

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Barbara Tornquist, 74, of Westmoreland passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at her home. Born February 4, 1946 in Ferndale, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Theodore Sonner and Virginia Bigelow Guthrie Sonner. Barbara was a simple and kind-hearted woman. She loved her family and truly cherished her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved the older Grand Ole Opry music, loved to dance, and loved to cook in the good southern tradition. In her spare-time she could often be found enjoying soap operas, the food network or playing games on her computer. She particularly enjoyed her trips to the casinos in Michigan. Barbara is survived by her son, James (Theresa) Tornquist; grandsons, Anthony Tornquist, and James (Allison) Tornquist; granddaughters, Nikole Bradford and Kristen Tornquist; sisters, Carol Oldham and Dawn (Don) Estes; nieces, Jennifer Lanius, Bethany Brooks and Lindsay Brooks; and 10 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville, TN from 2 – 5 PM Sunday, November 22nd. A graveside service will be held at Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkely, MI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, www.stjude.org

2 Comments to Barbara Tornquist

  1. Cindy Stephenson
    November 21, 2020 9:45 pm

    Thoughts and prayers from the UP of Michigan side of the family! I will miss our talks. Give grandma, Aunt Helen and Mom hugs for me. 🥰❤️

  2. Sylvester Neasman
    November 22, 2020 12:34 am

    I will miss you. We all will miss you. Rip from your family at Windy City Grills

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