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Barbara J. Sevison

Posted on Nov. 14, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

April, 28, 1954 - Nov. 11, 2013

EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Barbara J. Sevison, 59, of Edwardsburg, passed away, at 4:41 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in her residence.

She was born April 28, 1954, in Elkhart, Ind., to the late Roy and Helen (Clausen) Sevison.

Barb is survived by one brother, Ron (Maggie) Sevison of Niles; two nephews, Robert of South Bend, Ind., and Brian of Niles; her partner for the last 17 years, Larry Pappas of Elkhart, and his children, Tyler (Kristine) Pappas, Tammy (Jon) Pyfer and Tammy; and Tyler’s children, Mitchell, Camden, Kenley, Alex and Jake, who loved Barb as a mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Barb worked for 40 years for NIPSCO. She was a tireless, dedicated worker who went far beyond her normal responsibilities. She loved animals, especially dogs, of which she had many. Barb always had a kind word to say about others and had many friends because of her kind personality.

A celebration of life service will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home, 700 E. Jackson Blvd., Elkhart. Following the service, a graveside service will take place in Rice Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to Hospice of Southwestern Michigan.

Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.