Barbara Ann "Barb" Lilly

October 31, 1954 ~ November 17, 2020 (age 66)


Barbara Ann “Barb” Lilly, 66, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at her home. She was born on October 31, 1954 in Goshen, IN to Raymond E. & Ella (Mast) Kehr Sr.

She was a lifetime Syracuse area resident and graduated in 1973 from Wawasee High School in Syracuse. She was married on January 10, 1976 in Syracuse, IN to Francis D. Lilly who preceded her on October 28, 2018. She retired in 2017 from Rinker Boat Company in Syracuse after 34 years.

She was a member of the Eagles Lodge, American Legion Auxiliary Post 223, and former member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary all in Syracuse. 

She is survived by:

2 Daughters – Alison (Richard) Powell & Amy Lilly both of Syracuse

4 Grandchildren

3 Sisters – Penny Slone of Kimmel, Sandy (Grant) Caskey of Albion, and Paula (Robert) Kehr – Wicker of Lexington, KY

Brother – Tony (Deb) Mawhorter of Albion

She was preceded in death by her parents – Raymond Kehr & Ella Warren, husband, sister – Laura King, brother – Raymond E. Kehr Jr, and step father - Burl Warren.

Visitation will be from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Cremation will follow at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Cancer Care Center, 1520 Provident Dr., Warsaw, IN 46580.

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November 21, 2020

12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Owen Family Funeral Homes
1001 S. Huntington St.
Syracuse, IN 46567

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