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Janet Barr

March 10, 1940 — April 20, 2020

Janet M. Barr 80 of Niles passed away on Monday, April 20 at Spectrum Lakeland Hospital Niles.

Janet was born on March 10, 1940 in Niles to the late Lloyd and Evelyn (Price) Carpenter.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Donald Carpenter and sisters, Carmen Mitchell and Norma Fruehauf

On February 14, 1958 she married Larry Barr who survives.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Larry and their children; Melody Bowers of Niles and Lisa (Gary) Butler of Niles, grandchildren; Derek Dykema, Daniel (Amber) Dykema, Bradley (Krystal) Oswald, Amanda Oswald, David (Brittany) Dykema, Nichole Butler, Gary A.Butler, Shannon (Tony) Korolis, Michael (Michelle) Bowers, great grandchildren; Anthony, Bryce, Kyra, Matthew, Jax, Lola, Avery, Devin, Laytin, Taylin, Ariana and Rorrian.  She is also survived by her brother, Dennis (Janice) Carpenter and her sister, Lynette (John) Miller.

Janet enjoyed travel out to the  west.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed doing word searches and adult coloring books.  Janet also loved playing solitaire and going out to eat.

Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, private family services will be held on Friday, April 24, 2020 at Halbritter Wickens Funeral Home 615 E. Main St. Niles.

Burial will take place at Silverbrook Cemetery.

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Friday, April 24, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Halbritter Wickens Funeral Services

615 E Main St, Niles, MI 49120

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