Barbara A. Knowlton

Barbara A. Knowlton

Barbara Ann Knowlton age 70 went to be with her Lord, March 27, 2015.

She was born May 21, 1944 in Plainwell, Michigan to David R. and Mary E. (Sage) Knowlton. The great joy of her life was her family and friends.

Surviving are her brother, David W. (Susan) Knowlton of Bridgman, MI; 3 nephews, Jeffrey (Amy) Knowlton of Bridgman, Brian (Patty) Knowlton of Sawyer, MI and Jason (Danael) Knowlton of Buchanan, MI; 4 great nephews, Matthew, Nicholas, Noah and Rylen; 3 great nieces, Mackenzie, Baylee and Emilie and by several cousins.

Barbara was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Etta Knowlton in 2006; her father, David Ralph Knowlton in 1947 and by an infant sister, Betty Jean Knowlton in 1947.

Barbara was a member of the Otsego Church of God and was a longtime resident of Otsego and most recently Alamo Nursing Home.

Burial has taken place at Mountain Home Cemetery in Otsego, MI.

A memorial service for Barbara will be held at a later date.

Contributions in memory of Barbara may be made to Reverence Home Health & Hospice of Kalamazoo.

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  1. Cheryl Ellwood Starkey says:

    My heart goes out to you and your family. I was so sorry to hear of
    Barb’s passing. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Cheryls Ellwood Starkey

  2. Vicki Erwin says:

    God has opened heavens doors for Barb. She now WALKs with the saints and is dancing with joy around heavens throne. I did not get a chance to bid her farewell here, but, rest in peace dear frail Barbara your life is a stamped memory that I will carry with me for my lifetime.

  3. Mike Bronson says:

    I was doing the 1st of 2 rehab stays at Alamo and got to spend 30 days twice 2008-9 and of course remembered form school.The memory I have of Barb is her mo zee in around with her little squeeze box playing a delightful little tune that made me think of a sidewalk cafe in Paris, kind of like background music to a movie.I spotted this and wanted to share my last memories of Barb. Hope you had an easy,peaceful crossover Barb bye

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