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LeAnn Catherine Barr, 94, of Fulton, Illinois passed away peacefully at the Alverno on Monday, January 9, 2017. Honoring her wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will take place, at a later date, on Saturday, July 15, at 12:00 p.m. at Lemke Funeral Homes - South Chapel. A visitation will occur from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at the Funeral Home on Saturday, July 15. Burial will take place at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Lemke Funeral Homes is assisting the family with arrangements.

LeAnn was born March 17, 1922 in Preston, Iowa the daughter of Paul and Carolyn (Boysen) Yaddof. She graduated from Preston High School in 1940. LeAnn was united in marriage to LeRoy Budde in 1941. She would later married Charles Barr in 1972.
LeAnn is survived by her three children - Carol (Robert Moore) Grimes, Bette Mottet and Daniel Budde; three step children - James (Libby) Barr, Diane (Dick) Nelson, Charles Jr. (Jenny) Barr and son-in-law Dan Jacobsen; 12 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 10 step great-grandchildren with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends she had met throughout her life.

Preceding LeAnn in death were her parents, her husband Charles Barr, daughter - Bonnie Lennon, step-daughter - Robin Jacobsen and step-son - Ray Barr

Memorials made can be directed to the Saint Jude Children's Hospital.

Fond memories and condolences for LeAnn's family may be left at www.lemkefuneralhomes.com, obituary page.
Published on January 12, 2017
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