Serving West Michigan Since 1899

Barbara Inman

September 19, 1952 - June 16, 2021
Holland, MI


Celebration of Life

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Holland Fish & Game Club
10840 Chicago Drive
Zeeland, MI 49464

Life Story / Obituary


Barbara Inman, age 68, of Holland, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday June 16, 2021.

Ms. Inman was born to John and Elinore Basnett in Rochester, New York on September 19, 1952. Barb graduated from Hope College in 1974. She was a life long physical education teacher having taught for Zeeland Public Schools for 31 years. Ms. Inman also coached high school and middle school volleyball. Barb met her late husband Max Inman through coaching and they were married for 31 years. Barb was a very involved grandmother (Meema) with all of her grandchildren's sports and activities. Gardening was one of Barb's favorite hobbies and she attained the status of Master Gardener. She enjoyed taking cruises with friends and family. Barb also enjoyed scrapbooking and given her love of the outdoors she enjoyed playing yard games.

Ms. Inman is survived by her daughter Lindsey (Adam) Sims and their children, Alexis Mulder, Emerson Sims; step-sons, Matt (Stephanie) Inman and their children, Isaac, Katelyn and Troy (Jill) Inman and their children, Kaley, Trevor and Bryce; sister, Janet Basnett; niece, Layla Lamchahab and many more extended family.

Barb was preceded in death by her loving husband Max Inman in 2010.

A celebration of life will be held Wednesday June 30, from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, at the Holland Fish and Game Club, 10840 Chicago Dr, Zeeland, MI.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Harbor Humane Society - 14345 Bagley Street, West Olive, MI 49460 or to the DeGraaf Nature Center - 600 Graafschap Road, Holland, MI 49423.

Professional service entrusted to the Mulder Chapel.