Barbara J. Rink of Otsego, Michigan, passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 in Kalamazoo. Mrs. Rink was born September 14, 1922, in Syracuse, IN to Flod and Jennie (Gardner) Baker.
For many years she was employed as a cook at Cunningham Nursing Home in Plainwell. Barbara was a very active member of the Rebekah Lodge in Otsego and a member of Friendship Wesleyan Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Ginny (Larry) Barber of Gobles, Gail (Bernie) Cronkhite of Alamo and Patti (Larry) White of Mishawaka, IN; five grandchildren, Jeff (Susan) Barber, Greg (Tori) Barber, Michelle Colyer, Julie Evans and Jason (Katrina) Evans; 12 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a sister-in-law, Mary Jane Rink of Goshen, IN; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence J. Rink in 1982; a daughter, Carol Ann in 1966; two brothers and a sister.
Friends may visit with Barbara’s family from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday, January 24, 2013, at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 25, 2013, Pastor Kevin Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery, Plainwell.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com
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