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Barbara Haskins, age 82, of North Aurora, Illinois, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Aug. 18, 2017. She was born to Johan and Katherina Sauer in Troisdorf, Germany. She will be dearly missed, yet never really far away. She was a true matriarch that showed and taught her family how to persevere in life.
She is survived by her three children, Gabriele Jury (Daniel Kovacevic), Michaela (Vincent) McGrath, Glyn John Paul (Agnieszka) Jury; nine grandchildren, Barbi, Courtney (Jim), Justin, Jesse, Louis (Monika), Jonathon, Andrew (Jen), Daniel, Hayden; nine great-grandchildren, Ayla, Parker, Zeb, David, Winter, Lily, Lizy, Adam and Geneva.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Frederick Emanuel Haskins; and daughter, Meredith Ann Haskins.
A funeral Mass will take place at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 2300 W. Main St., Batavia, IL 60510. Entombment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Geneva, IL. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Cradle, 2049 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201.
To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.yursfuneralhomes.com.
Published on August 19, 2017
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