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Barbara Evans McGuffin


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Barbara Evans McGuffin

Born: May 8, 1931

Died: January 5, 2018

Barbara Evans McGuffin, 86, of Sycamore, IL, previously of Fort Myers and Sanibel Island, FL, Kenilworth and Winnetka, IL, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018 at Oak Crest Retirement Center.

She was born May 8, 1931 in Chicago, IL to Glenn and Helen (Wainwright) Evans. Barbara was a wonderful homemaker. Her hobbies included golf, bridge, Mahjong, cribbage, knitting, traveling, and gardening.

Barbara is survived by her children, William (Joy) White, Virginia (Stephen) Rasmussen, Daniel (Susan) McGuffin, Beverly McGuffin, James McGuffin Jr., Valerie (Kenneth) Amundson, Lola (Paul) Killey, Martha (Dan) Mahoney; her grandchildren, Matthew (Katie) White, Jennifer (Derek) Springer, Kristin (Ryan) Cardinali, Lauren Rasmussen, Meghan McGuffin, Connor McGuffin, Hunter McGuffin, Alexis (Tom Moran) McGuffin, Suzanne (Sean) Smith, Andrew McGuffin, Erika (Paul) Leone, Margo Killey, Luke Mahoney, Julia McNeil, Lola Mahoney; 10 loving great-grandchildren; her sister-in-law, Nancy Evans; her niece, Amy Evans; and many special cousins.

In addition to her parents; Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, James "Pat" McGuffin; her brother, Glenn (Nancy) Evans Jr.; her half-sister, Virginia (Joe) McCosh; and her nephew, Douglas (Gayle) Evans.

A private family service will be held at a later date at the Kenilworth Union Church Memorial Garden, Kenilworth, IL.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Northwestern Medicine Hospice, 2727 Sycamore Rd, DeKalb, IL 60115 in Barbara's name.

Arrangements were completed by the Butala Funeral Home and Crematory in Sycamore. For info or to sign the online guest book, go to www.ButalaFuneralHomes.com
Published in Daily-Chronicle on Jan. 9, 2018
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