Barbara E. (LaFountain) Dudley, 86

Barbara E. (LaFountain) Dudley, 86, of Allegan passed away Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Allegan. She was born Dec. 30, 1928, in Kalamazoo the daughter of Charles and Elsie (Sniffin) Seward.
Barbara was a simple Christian woman who loved the Lord and all he created. She didn't require much to make her happy. She loved all animals, especially her pets.
Barbara enjoyed sewing, gardening and was a member of the Allegan Bible Church.
Surviving are her children, Suzanne French of Allegan, Sandra (Don) Gilchrist of Allegan, Lee Daniel (Carol) LaFountain of Colorado and Betty (Greg) Burkowski of Indiana; six grandchildren, Angie, Kevin, Sherri, Danny, Barbi, Mike Jr., Ricky and Kelly; several great- and great-great-grandchildren; and her brother, Duane (Gisela) Seward of Kalamazoo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Lee LaFountain and James Dudley; two children, Elaine and Linda; granddaughter Terri; and her sister Earla Nichols.
Cremation has taken place. Burial will be Thursday, March 5, at 11 a.m. at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.
Contributions in memory of Barbara may be made to the Allegan Bible Church or to Allegan County Animal Shelter.
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