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Geraldine M. (Groben) Barr

February 27, 1924 ~ December 24, 2018 (age 94)
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Geraldine M.  Barr nee Groben

Beloved wife of the late Marion L. Barr; Loving Mother of Mary Lausted of Eastman, Wisconsin, Donald P. Barr of Illinois and the late Thomas J. Barr;

Loving and caring Grandmother and Great Grandmother; Dear sister of Alice (Paul) Farmer of Mattoon, IL.; and Cherished aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Geraldine “Jerry” Barr worked as a Dental Assistant in Mattoon, IL after her High School Graduation for 17 years. She also worked for Travelers Insurance until she retired.  She was a resident of the Crete-Beecher, Illinois area for over 45 years until relocating to Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin to be with her daughter after the passing of her husband in 2005.  Geraldine was a funny, loving, and a very generous woman. Jerry will be missed very much by all of her family and friends.

Family and Friends will gather for a Mass of the Ressurection at St. Liborius Church, 10:00 a.m. on January 18, 2019

Interment will follow at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu flowers, masses are preferred.

Arrangements entrusted to Hirsch West End Funeral Home, 3501 Lincoln Hwy, Matteson, IL. For information or to express your thoughts or memories in the online guest book, 708-748-3800 or

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