JOHNSBURG – Barbara M. Marrs, 77, of Johnsburg, passed away Friday, June 14, 2013, at her home surrounded by her loving family. |
She was born Sept. 14, 1935, in LaFayette, Ind., to Floyd and Ruth (Spargar) Bennett. She married George Marrs on Oct. 31, 1953. She loved her family and her dogs, and enjoyed reading, working in her garden and celebrating Christmas.
She is survived by her husband, George; her children, Kenneth Marrs of South Elgin, Debra (Ted) VanEvery of Indianapolis, Pamela (Barry) Wickersheim of Johnsburg and Kevin (Michelle) Marrs of Crystal Lake; her grandchildren, Johnathan (Jennifer) Litke, Timothy (Susie) Clayman, Matthew (LeAnn), Michael and Nicole VanEvery, and Ryan Basler; her five great-grandchildren; her mother, Ruth Bennett; her sisters, Shirley Sparks, Cheryl Estes, Regina Bennett and Bonnie Conkright; and her brothers, Floyd Bennett Jr., David Bennett and Mike Bennett.
She was preceded in death by her father; and her brothers, Lloyd and James Bennett.
The visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 19, at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The funeral service will follow at 3 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara's honor to Animal House Shelter, 13005 Ernesti Road, Huntley, IL 60142; or Little Angels, 1435 Summit St., Elgin, IL 60120.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.querhammerandflagg.com. For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-1760.
Published in the Northwest Herald on June 17, 2013