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|LINDA BARR, age 69, of Galesburg formerly of Little York, Illinois passed away at her home on Tuesday, March 8, 2011.
Linda was born January 30, 1942 in Aledo, Illinois to Blaine and Mildred Barr.
Surviving are Linda's Mother, Mildred Crookham of Galesburg; one sister, Sherry (Larry) Ekstrom of Oquawka; two brothers, Terry (Jeanne) Barr of Roseville and Greg (Wendy) Barr of Wilmington, North Carolina. Linda is also survived by a very close and dear friend, Melissa Cadwell of Galesburg and close friend, Judy Ekstrom of Knoxville.
Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.
Linda was preceded in death by her father; stepfather; brother, Rollie of Florida; nephew, Bradley Barr of Florida and her grandparents.
Linda retired from Mitsubishi Motors in Bloomington, Illinois in 1999. Linda was an avid New Orleans Saints fan, and the St. Louis Cardinals. She enjoyed her home, pets, gardening and camping along the Mississippi River.
Per Linda's wishes, she has been cremated. There will be no funeral or visitation. A Celebration of Linda's Life will be held at a later date. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois in charge of arrangements. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com
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