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Charles Edward Barr

October 25, 1925 August 16, 2017
Charles Edward Barr
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Charles E. Barr, age 91, of Oak Park, formerly of Bellevue, Ohio, veteran U.S. Army; beloved husband of the late Evelyn nee Jennings; loving father of Patricia (Richard) Schreiber and Margaret Barr; cherished grandpa of Richard C. Schreiber III; fond brother of the late James (the late Louise) Barr and the late Robert (the late Lurline) Barr; fond uncle and great-uncle and friend of many, devoted son of the late Harry and Julia nee Lloyd Barr.

Charles fought in the Battle of the Bulge was wounded and taken prisoner in a German POW camp, and was awarded the Purple Heart. After the war Charles became a master craftsman in sheet metal and worked on some of the historical homes and buildings in Oak Park, including some of the Frank Lloyd Wright buildings.

Visitation Wednesday, August 23rd, 9:30 a.m. until time of funeral at 11 a.m., at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Interment Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst. Donations to Shriners Children’s Hospital (shrinershospitalsforchildren.org) or Salvation Army (centralusa.salvationarmy.org) or Disabled American Veterans Charity (dav.org) are appreciated.

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Visitation

Wednesday

23

Aug

9:30 AM 8/23/2017 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/23/2017 11:00:00 AM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Wednesday

23

Aug

11:00 AM 8/23/2017 11:00:00 AM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Emblem Cemetery Final Resting Place

520 E. Grand Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126

520 E. Grand Ave Elmhurst 60126 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

The Salvation Army

5040 N Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60630

Shriners Hospital for Children

2211 N. Oak Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60707-3392

Disabled American Veterans Charity

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