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Marian I. Blumeyer-Barry

Marian Ione Blumeyer-Barry, 96, of Oregon, died on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the Franklin Grove Living & Rehab Center.  

She was born on March 12, 1923 in Pine Rock Township, the daughter of John E. and Carrie (Canode) Schier.  

She graduated from Oregon High School in 1941.  

Marian married Alvin Blumeyer on July 9, 1943 in Love Field, Dallas, Texas. He preceded her in death in 1997.  

She married Allen Barry on Aug. 18, 2004 in Oregon. He preceded her in death on Oct. 24, 2013.  

Marian worked for Kable News in Mt. Morris, then more than 20 years for NIU Lorado Taft Campus as a cook, and then for Tri-County Home Health Care.  

She was a member of the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point, and the Oregon VFW Ladies Auxiliary. 

She loved to boot scoot line dance, and be in her garden.  

She is survived by her daughter, Dixie (Terry) Hurless, of Chandler, Arizona; two sons, Francis “Butch” (Bonnie) Blumeyer, of Oregon, and Ronald (Angie) Blumeyer, of Mt. Morris; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  

She was predeceased by her parents; sisters, Lillian Guernsey, Anna Mae Fisher, Vera Milliman, Agnes Heller; brothers, Francis and Gene Schier, and infant brother Robert.

Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 21 at 11 a.m. at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point with the Rev. Andrew Kayes pastor of the church officiating.  

Burial will be in the church cemetery.  

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon.  

In lieu of flowers a memorial may be made in Marian’s name to the charity of choice.

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