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Eleanor Barr

Eleanor Catherine Barr (Schanz)

Thursday, April 28th, 1938 - Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
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Eleanor Catherine Barr died peacefully at home surrounded by family on January 3, 2019 in Billings, MT at the age of 80.
Eleanor is survived by her children, Rocco A. Barr and Rena M. Whitney; grandchildren, Angela Gonzales, Cassie Bricks and Melissa Mejia; great-grandchildren, Giselle Gonzales, Bellamy Gonzales, Lane Schiffer, Madison Snare, and Mercedes Mejia; and her sister, Irene Dirckson.
Eleanor was preceded in death by parents Joe and Katie Schanz, a sister Dorothy Sperry and her ex-husband, Glenn Barr.
Eleanor was born on April 28, 1938 in Harlowton, MT and graduated from Rygate, MT. She married Glenn in 1961 living in Hobson, MT and together they ran the Oxen Yoke in Utica, MT in the early 70’s.
Eleanor enjoyed bartending and getting into a good game of pitch with her friends. Later, Eleanor was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed babysitting numerous children. Some of her favorite things were car rides in the mountains, her many pet dogs throughout the years, cooking big meals for family and having her grandchildren stay with her.
A Celebration of Life is being held at the Oxen Yoke in Utica on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 3pm. We encourage anyone who knew Eleanor to come out and reminisce with the family. Food and Live music following. Condolences may be shared with the family at
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A celebration of life for Eleanor will begin at 3 p.m. on Saturday, January 19 at the Oxen Yoke in Utica, MT to be followed by food and live music.


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Posted at 06:25pm
Eleanor was a good aunt. She will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Randy and Diane Dirkson

Posted at 01:56pm
Our condolences to you and your family......many memories of your mother being at her parents bar in Hobson, MT Love and Prayers to you all..Kathy (Rekdal) & Bert Stiles

laureen ammon

Posted at 11:04am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of your loss. Laureen & Elroy Ammon

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