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Caroline Ann Barr

Caroline Ann Barr Caroline Ann Barr


Caroline Ann Barr (nee Riley), 83, of West Bend, passed away unexpectedly on January 27, 2023. Caroline was born March 23, 1939, in West Bend to the late William and Clara (nee Thill) Riley. Caroline was united in marriage to Ben Barr Jr., on December 4, 1971, at St. John of God in Farmington. Ben passed away on February 5, 2021. Caroline’s most precious gift was being a Wife, Mother, Grandma, and Great-Grandma. She always had an ear to lend, a hand to hold, and baked goods for all.

Those left to cherish Caroline’s memory include her five children, Fred Kreis, Teri Lyn (Gerardo) Tamez, Tina (special friend Charles) Kreis, Brenda (Randy) Simon, and Gail (Mike) Umbaugh; fourteen grandchildren, Freddie, Mikey, Kenny, Becky, Brock, Anthony, Christopher, Jennifer, Jessica, Cody, Sidney, Brittany, Jessi Leigh, and Kaylee; nine great-grandchildren, Danielle, Mackenzie, Shaun, Gage, Addisynne, Skylar, Delilah, Travis, and Everleigh; a brother, Gary (LouAnn) Riley; special niece, Patsy (Larry) Beal; many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Caroline is preceded in death by her daughter, Debra Lee; grandchildren, Brian Lee, Kent and Amber Baumgartner, and Benjamin; two sons-in-law, Kenneth Lee and Jamie Reseburg; three siblings, James Riley, Mary Schaldweiler, and Janice Theil.

A Funeral Service and Burial for Caroline Barr has already taken place.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service has been entrusted with Caroline’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book can be found at