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Ronald O. "Ronnie" Barr

November 23, 1940 January 12, 2020
Ronald O.   "Ronnie" Barr
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Obituary for Ronald O. "Ronnie" Barr

Ronald O. Barr, age 79, lifelong resident of Tomahawk, passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Ronnie was born on November 23, 1940, in Tomahawk, to the late William and Alta (Jordan) Barr. He was married to Rosanne Smith on August 25, 1984; she survives.

Ronnie attended school in Tomahawk and began employment at Johnson Brothers Construction, Paul Renn Masonry, and later Daigle Brothers. He spent many hours in the woods logging and enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing horseshoes and pool, and karaoke singing. Ronnie was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. Above all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was a former member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church.

Survivors include his Wife, Rosanne Barr, of Tomahawk;

1 Daughter, Tammy (Norm Desmarais) Smith, of Tomahawk;

1 Sister, Dar Byorni, of Superior, WI;

3 Grandchildren, Dulcie Smith, Cheyenne Rogers, and Cole Desmarais; and

his Mother-in-Law, Rose Smith, of Tomahawk.

Ronnie is further survived by 4 Brothers-in-Law, 2 Sisters-in-Law, and many Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.

He was preceded in death by his Parents, William and Alta; 4 Brothers, Bill, Dick, Abe, and Donnie; 2 Sisters, Doris Marquardt, and Marlene Barr; his Father-in-Law, Clarence Smith, Sr.; his Brother-in-Law, Randy Smith; and his Nephew, Joel Jones.

A Celebration of Life for Ronnie Barr will be held on Friday, January 17, 2020, at 11:00 AM, at Generations Funeral Home. The family will receive friends for Visitation from 9:00 AM until the time of Services at 11:00 AM.


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Visitation

Friday

17

Jan

9:00 AM 1/17/2020 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/17/2020 11:00:00 AM
Generations Funeral Home & Crematory

1400 N 4th St
Tomahawk, WI 54487

Generations Funeral Home & Crematory
1400 N 4th St Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States

Celebration of Life

Friday

17

Jan

11:00 AM 1/17/2020 11:00:00 AM
Generations Funeral Home & Crematory

1400 N 4th St
Tomahawk, WI 54487

Generations Funeral Home & Crematory
1400 N 4th St Tomahawk 54487 WI
United States
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