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Barbara A. Baer

Published April 05,2024

Obituary's Biography:

Barbara Ann Baer, of Johnsburg, Illinois passed away in Crystal Lake, Illinois on Saturday, March 30, 2024.  She was the daughter of George Robert Baer Sr. and Mary Margaret (Newkirk) Baer of Hagerstown, Indiana. 

Her Education included primary grades at Hagerstown, Hagerstown High School class of 1964, her undergraduate at Columbus College Georgia, and her Masters at Northern Illinois University.  She taught mathematics at Warren Township High School.

Barb enjoyed many sports, but loved playing softball and was on many area teams.  Some of her favorite activities included camping, country music, traveling and was an avid Star Trek fan.

She is survived by her brother, Bob and sister-in-law, Joyce Baer with whom she loved to spend time with. Also important to her were her three nephews, Bob (Tracy) Baer, Andrew Baer, and Will (Katie) Baer, she was very proud of her great niece, Dahlia.  Her step mother, Diane Baer living in Texas. Her many friends, Linda Messinger was her housemate, Elaine Frantz and Susan Detweiler formerly of Hagerstown whom went to school with Barb.

A visitation and funeral service are scheduled for Thursday, April 11, 2024 at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030 from 3:00pm until 5:00pm with the service commencing at 5:00pm.  Burial service will be held at Brick Cemetery in Hagerstown, Indiana on Saturday April 13, 2024 at 11:00 am.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity of choice. For more information, please log onto www.strangfuneral.org or contact (847)223-8122.

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