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Hazel Barr

September 8, 1928 ~ June 29, 2018 (age 89)

Hazel Barr, a longtime resident of Hinsdale, died on June 29, at the age of 89. Beloved wife of Warren N. Barr, II.  Loving mother of Warren N. Barr III, Karen Hjordis Smith, and Robert (Holly) Barr. Fond grandmother of Ashley Barr, Margaret Louise Barr, Justin Nicholas (Amanda) Smith, Alexander Ryland Smith, and Chelsea Hjordis Smith. She is preceded in death by one sister, Marjorie.   Known by her friends as “Heavenly Hazel of Hinsdale,” Hazel was raised in Oak Park, attended boarding school and the School of Communications at Northwestern University. A slender, elegant woman with a small town smile, Hazel traveled to New York City after college, where she became involved in theater and runway modeling.  Hazel married businessman Warren Barr and returned to Chicago, eventually making their home in Hinsdale to raise their children. A 50-year member of The Service Club of Chicago, Hazel chaired benefits and organized fashion shows for decades. Her philanthropic efforts were far-reaching and she left her mark on many lives. Memorials appreciated to The Service Club of Chicago, PO Box 10165, Chicago, IL  60610.  Services pending.

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