Susan Barboline

June 16, 1956 - October 17, 2017
Kalamazoo, MI



Friday, November 3, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Life Story Funeral Homes - Betzler
Kalamazoo Location
6080 Stadium Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
(269) 375-2900

Refreshments will be served.

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Residential Opportunities, Inc.
1100 South Rose Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 343-3731
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Life Story / Obituary


Age 61, died on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. She was born on June 16, 1956 in Flint, the daughter of Joseph and Eleanor (Alexander) Barboline and her early childhood was spent in Flint. Susan was a stubborn and determined person who loved her family and her favorite person was her grandmother Eleanor Alexander. She enjoyed horseback riding, shopping, music and her favorite restaurant was McDonalds. For more than 20 years she resided in the care of R.O.I. where she was well loved and had many friends. She worked for MRC Industries and enjoyed completing the tasks at hand and socializing with other employees. Susan lived a simple life and looked forward to her weekend car trips with her Mother and having her nails and hair done. Members of her family include her 2 brothers: Joe Barboline and Brian (Jenny Sega) Barboline; her sister, Janel Hosie; nephew: Joseph (Sarah) Barboline and niece Jessica Barboline (fiancĂ©e Michael Rogers); great nephews: Xavier and Sawyer Barboline; and extended family Mike and Theo Tenbusschen. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Friday, November 3 from 1-3 PM at the Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive; Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900. Memorial contributions may be made to R.O.I. Please visit Susan’s personal web page at, where you can archive a favorite memory or photo of her and sign her online guestbook.