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Mary Ann Barr

Mary Ann Barr

Mary Ann Barr, 89, of Faribault, Minn., died Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Pleasant Manor Nursing Home, Faribault. Mary Ann, the daughter of Lyder and Anna Sophia (Thvedt) Hendrickson, was born on April 10, 1925, in Cloquet, Minn. She married Robert J. Barr Sr. and he preceded her in death on Aug. 14, 1999. Mary Ann was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; her parents; two brothers, Henry and Arthur Hendrickson; and six sisters, Elizabeth Levchuk, Nellie Proulx, Gladyce Parcells, Bernice McKenzie, Jeanne Kirchof and Lil Beutler.

Mary Ann is survived by three sons, Robert Jr. (Cynthia) Barr of Fairmont, W.V., and Dr. Brant (Nancy) Barr and Rickey (Deborah) Barr, both of Faribault; one brother, Kenneth (Jack/Chick) Hendrickson of Hermantown, Minn.; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial Visitation: Friday, May 16, from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at First English Lutheran Church, 204 2nd St. NW, Faribault (507-334-4389), followed by a luncheon at the church. Interment will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Cloquet.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial may be made in Mary Ann's name to the Leukemia/lymphoma society at

An address for the acknowledgement can be sent to 1086 Rivershore Dr., Fairmont, WV 26554.

Arrangements are being completed by the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault. Visit for information and guest book.

April 24, 2014 ~ Pine Journal, Cloquet, Minn.