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Barbara Southland

Barbara Jean Southland

Friday, July 12th, 1929 - Saturday, May 23rd, 2020
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Barbara Jean (Stillman) Southland, 90, of St. Joseph passed away May 23, 2020 at Riveridge Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Niles, MI. Barbara was born in 1929 in Paxton, IL and grew up in St. Joseph. She graduated from St. Joseph High School and was on the Blossomtime Festival Court as Miss Lakes. She worked at Whirlpool for several years, then lived in Lebanon and Switzerland in the 1960s with her family. After returning to the area, Barbara received her psychology degree from Western Michigan University and worked as a real estate agent. She moved to Houston, TX where she managed apartment complexes and owned a restaurant bar. Returning to the area, Barbara worked at and retired from Riverwood Center in Benton Harbor. Barbara was an accomplished cook, an avid reader, and enjoyed gardening, knitting and art. A private family ceremony will take place at a later date.

Barbara is preceded in death by her parents, Charles “Ernie” and Ella Stillman, her brother Richard, her sister Sally Nelson and her ex-husband Gerald “Jerry” Southland. She is succeeded by her children Jeffery (Cindy) Southland of Indian Harbour Beach, FL, Cynthia Southland of Stevensville, Stephen Southland of Cape Coral, FL and Mark Southland of Plano, TX; her sister Shirley (Jim) Chapman of Benton Harbor; three grandchildren, Julie, Eric and Steven Fanslau; and one great grandchild Abigail Fanslau.
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Cathy Mavis

Posted at 01:08pm
We absolutely loved Barb. She was so proud of her entire family. We shared many a dinner together at Pine Ridge. Our sincere condolences to the whole family. May she rest in eternal peace.

Marc and Cathy Mavis
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Susan Bailey

Posted at 09:14am
I was so sorry to hear that Barb passed away. She made quite the impression on me as a teenager with her wit and style.
My sincere condolences. Sue (Burg) Bailey
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Russ and Snezana Koshar

Posted at 04:23pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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Dan Arent Posted at 11:52am

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