Barbara Kennedy

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Barbara Lee Kennedy, nee Krauss, 74, of Freeburg, IL, born October 26, 1944, in Tilden, IL, died Saturday, February 23, 2019, at her residence.

Mrs. Kennedy was a retired sales associate for Walmart. She was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church, Freeburg, IL.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Kenneth H. Kennedy, whom she married October 10, 1969, and who died August 10, 2015; and her parents, Lawrence L. and Fleta J., nee Terry, Krauss.

She is survived by a son, Mike (Dawn) Kennedy of Freeburg, IL;
two daughters, Jessica Perez of New Athens, IL, and Justina (Dusty LaGrange) Kennedy of Belleville, IL;
seven grandchildren, Kaylee (fiancé Kurt Walton) Kennedy, Jenna Kennedy, Oceanna (Brian) Wilson, Tez Braggs, Tiffany Gipson and Jack and Consuelo Perez;
two great grandchildren, Sophia and Ivy Wilson;
a sister, Rosie Burns, of Marissa, IL;
two brothers-in-law, Lonnie (Dee) Kennedy of Robards, KY, and Joe Kennedy of Freeburg, IL;
and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, Freeburg, IL. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Faith Baptist Church, Freeburg, IL.

Funeral: Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the church, with Rev. Dennis Morgan officiating.

Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery, Freeburg, IL


2 Comments on Barbara Kennedy

Alice Miller said : Guest Report Mar 01, 2019 at 12:48 AM

To the Kennedy Family: I am do sorry for your loss. Barb was a great lady. May god wrap his arms around all of you.

  • Lebanon
  • IL
Mandy said : Guest Report Feb 28, 2019 at 9:13 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my prayers.

  • Lenzburg
  • Illinois

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