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Barbara J. Sevison

Posted on Nov. 15, 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 childhood 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 and Tami (Jon) Pyfer and their 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 visitation, 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.