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Barbara J. "Booboo" Fitch, 72

Barbara J. "Booboo" Fitch, 72, of 35 N. 28th St., went home to the Lord on Friday, April 20, 2007, at St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth, surrounded by her family.

Barbara J. "Booboo" Fitch, 72, of 35 N. 28th St., went home to the Lord on Friday, April 20, 2007, at St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth, surrounded by her family.

She was born June 14, 1934, in Superior, daughter of Ruth (Williams) and Andrew Brown.

On Dec. 13, 1952, she married Sherman L. Fitch Sr. in Superior, and then moved to Brainerd, Minn. A few years later they returned to Superior, where they raised their seven children.

Barbara was a former member of Cathedral of Christ the King.

Some of her favorite pastimes included crocheting, knitting, cooking, baking, gardening and playing bingo.

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Preceding her in death were her parents and husband, in 2000.

Survivors include her daughters, Sharon (Donald) Christianson, St. Louis Park, Minn., Starr (Chet) Verran, Toivola, Mich., Trina (Robert) Eastman, Superior, and Lisa Picard, Superior; sons, Randy (Christine) Fitch, Superior, Sherman (Barbara) Fitch Jr., Solon Springs and Duane (Katherine) Fitch, Superior; 19 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, MaryAnn (Ted) Mioduski, Gary, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Downs Funeral Home, corner of Ogden Avenue and North 19th Street. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with Deacon Phil Martineau officiating.

Burial will be at Greenwood Cemetery, Superior. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Robert Eastman Jr., Nick Eastman, Sherman Fitch III, Rex Fitch, Jason Picard, Trenton Fitch, Michael Christianson and Andrew Verran.

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