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Mary Ann Barnes

February 25, 1941 March 7, 2010
Mary Ann Barnes
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Normal- Mary Ann (Weisbruch) Barnes, 69, of Bloomington-Normal, formerly of Peoria, passed away with loved ones by her side at her residence on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 2:15 p.m. Mary Ann was born on February 25, 1941 in Peoria to Bernard “Beno” and Mary Weisbruch. Loving mother of son Dan, daughters D'Joane (Nick) and Jennifer (Joseph; dear grandmother of grandsons, AJ and Nicolas, and step-grandmother to Melanie; loving sister of Daniel (Camie) Weisbruch of Peoria sister Carol (Pat) Butler of TN., sister in law Kathi Weisbruch of Peoria; and dear aunt and friend to many. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Thomas. Mary Ann attended St. Bernard Grade School and was a 1959 graduate of The Academy of Our Lady. She belonged to the Bakery and Confectionery Union, local 342, and worked for many years as a machine operator at Nestle-Beichs in Bloomington. She had a great sense of humor and was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed gardening, spending time with her family and friends, and playing with her beloved grandsons. A Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, 10 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wright & Salmon Mortuary, with recitation of the Rosary at 8 p.m. Further visitation will be one half hour prior to the mass on Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Mary Ann’s name to Second Wind of St. Louis, 3440 Halliday Ave., St. Louis MO., 63118. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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