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Ransbottom, Phyllis L. -

Phyllis L. Ransbottom

Plainwell - Phyllis passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo. She was born January 30, 1955, in Plainwell the daughter of Charles and Bernice (Stricklin) Hummel. On March 25, 1977, at the Plainwell United Methodist Church, she married Renny Ransbottom who passed away in 2015. Phyllis was generous and enjoyed volunteering for several organizations while her children were in school and was a founding member of the Band of Friends. She was an avid reader, enjoyed road trips, kayaking, crosswords, and had a soft spot for an animal in need. Most of all Phyllis loved spending time with her family. Surviving are her children, Michael Ransbottom and Katherine (Austin Wiggins) Ransbottom, siblings, Ellen (George) Hoots and Charles “Ed” Hummel along with many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sister, Peggy Hummel. According to her wishes cremation has taken place. Contributions in memory of Phyllis may be made to the SPCA of Southwest Michigan. Messages of condolence may be posted at

Winkel Funeral Home
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