Obituaries

Barbara J. Willis

March 6, 1936 - July 18, 2019

Barbara J. Willis

Obituary

Barbara J. Willis, 83, of Belvidere, IL, passed away July 18, 2019 at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, IL. She was born March 6, 1936 in Belvidere, IL, daughter of Allen and Elsie (Sellers) Haley. She married the love of her life, Robert Gene Willis on June 4, 1956 in Duluth, MN. Barbara loved spending time with friends and family, especially her grandchildren. She would help Robert with farm work, cook, and ride four wheelers with her grandchildren.

Barbara is loved and will be missed by her children, Kathleen Rollins and Teresa (Alan) Nyman; grandchildren, Ashley Rollins, Kyle Rollins, Matthew Nyman; Brother-in-law, Terry A. (Julie) Willis; and nephews, Steven Willis and Christopher Willis. Barbara is preceded in death by her husband, Robert; and her sister, Beverly Swanson.

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, 61008. A funeral ceremony will take place 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services.  Deacon Danice Loveridge to officiate. Burial in Belvidere Cemetery. Memorials in Barbara’s name may be given to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL, 61008.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
1:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A funeral ceremony will take place 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services. Deacon Danice Loveridge to officiate.

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We just learned of Barb’s passing! We are deeply saddened Kathy, Teresa, & families. Barb loved her life o the farm with your dad & all her family. I loved her sense of humor & I remember the times I brought guava jelly back from Florida to her at her request! God’s peace & blessings to all of you.

Judy & Bob Brenner 2019-07-28T21:44:57

Our sympathy to the family in the loss of Barbara…I’ve known her since high school years and what a nice person she was…Cherish the memories

Don & Audrey Kaalaas 2019-07-23T14:40:13

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