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Sebesta, Barbara J. -

Barbara J. Sebesta

Plainwell - Barb passed away Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born February 14, 1949 in Plainwell the daughter of Erwin and Ruth (Radke) Honeysett. Barb graduated from Otsego High School in 1967. She worked for Parker Hannifin Pneumatics in Richland for almost 30 years, retiring just over 7 years ago. Barb enjoyed antiques, especially antique dolls. In 2004 she was married to John E. Sebesta who had been her companion since 1985. Survivors include her father, Erwin; husband, John; children, Jerry Howe of Plainwell, Rebecca (Adam Posther) Howe of Kalamazoo; stepchildren, Deb (Bob) Ross of St. Claire Shores, John (Kim) Sebesta of Hamilton, Don Sebesta and Dan (Jennifer) Sebesta both of Allegan; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Jason, Alex, Taylor, Carly, Johnathan and Audrey; great-grandchildren, Constantine, Dawson and Kayla; and her sisters, Sandra McInterfer and Joann Kennedy both of Gobles. She was preceded in death by her mother. According to her wishes cremation has taken place and no public services are scheduled at this time. Contributions in memory of Barb may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Messages of condolence may be posted at

Winkel Funeral Home
Winkel Funeral Home
207 E Allegan Street
PO Box 165
Otsego, MI 49078