Welcome to the memorial page for

Barbara Jean Crozier

September 5, 1945 ~ January 18, 2017 (age 71)

Barbara Jean Crozier, age 71 of Spring Lake passed away at her home surrounded by her family following a courageous fight against cancer.  Barbara was born September 5, 1945 to Bert and Lillian (Patterson) Vanderwest in Muskegon, MI. She graduated from Muskegon High, Michigan State University and Cooley Law School. Barbara worked as an adoption case worker and upon graduating from law school, worked for the Kent County Prosecutors office and then went into private practice. Barbara was a member of her book club for forty years, loved her cottage on Lake Michigan and her cancer support group in Asheville, North Carolina. She enjoyed traveling but most of all spending time with her grandchildren and her friends. Barbara is survived by her husband of 51 years, John; three daughters, Mindy (Todd) Crozier, Sarah (Johan) Michel, Caitlin Crozier; two sons, Stephen (Erin) Crozier, Christopher Crozier; seven grandchildren; sister Terry North. She was preceded in death by her oldest son, John Crozier. A Celebration of Life for Barbara will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Ottawa Community. Please visit to sign Barbara’s online guest book. Arrangements by Klaassen Family Funeral Home.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Hospice Residence of North Ottawa Community at Heartwood Lodge
18525 Woodland Ridge Dr., Spring Lake MI 49456

 Service Information

Celebration of Life at a later date

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