JOHNSBURG – Barbara M. Marrs, 77, of Johnsburg, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013 at her home, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born September 14, 1935 in LaFayette, Indiana to Floyd and Ruth (Spargar) Bennett. She married George Marrs on October 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, IL, Debra (Ted) VanEvery of Indianapolis, IN, Pamela (Barry) Wickersheim of Johnsburg, IL, and Kevin (Michelle) Marrs of Crystal Lake, IL; 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, 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.
Visitation will be held from 1pm to 3pm on Wednesday, June 19 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. The funeral service will follow at 3pm.
Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara's honor to Animal House Shelter, 13005 Ernesti Rd., Huntley, IL 60142 or Little Angels, 1435 Summit St., Elgin, IL 60120.