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Barbro (Swanson) Long-Colbert

July 1, 1931 ~ October 12, 2019 (age 88)

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Barbro Long-Colbert, 88, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 12:24 pm in Franciscan Health - Michigan City, Indiana.

There will be no visitation or service. The Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana is handling arrangements.    

She was born July 1, 1931 in Evergreen Park, IL to the late Berger and Eyvor (Thorell) Swanson. On November 8, 1993 in La Porte, Indiana she married Donald Colbert who preceded June 19, 2013.

Surviving are two sons, Kurt (Linda) Rauch of Tucson, AZ, Erik Rauch of Westville, IN; four grandchildren, Rebecca Rauch, Elliott Rauch, Kaitlyn Rauch, Megan Rauch; three great-grandchildren, Hailey, Brayden, Allison; She was preceded in death by father, Berger Swanson; mother, Eyvor Swanson; husband, Donald Colbert; daughter-in-law, Tami Rauch.    

Barbro retired as an executive secretary. She enjoyed doing photography, taking pictures of barnes and varieties of flowers. She was an avid reader and enjoyed shopping for antiques.  

In memory of her late husband Donald Colbert, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Services of Northern Indiana P.O. Box 4204 South Bend, Indiana 46634. 

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