NORTH MANCHESTER – Francis H. Barr Jr., 97, North Manchester, died May 15, 2022, at Timbercrest Healthcare Center in North Manchester.

Francis was born on March 24, 1925, in Chicago, to Francis H. and Ida Rebecca Barr.  

On June 3, 1950, he married Evelyn in Cerro Gordo, Ill.  

A celebration of Francis’s life will be Saturday, Aug. 6 at 2 p.m. at the Manchester Church of the Brethren, North Manchester, with visitation after the service.

For those wishing to honor the memory of Francis H. Barr, memorial contributions may be made to Manchester University, 604 E. College Ave., North Manchester, IN 46962; or Timbercrest Charitable Assistance, 2201 East St., North Manchester, IN 46962.

The family of Francis H. Barr Jr. has entrusted McKee Mortuary with care and final arrangements.

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