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Mary Anne Wagner Barr

November 30, 1960 — December 17, 2021

Mary Anne Wagner Barr, age 61, of Kettering, OH passed away peacefully on December 17. 2021. She was born in Dayton, Ohio on November 30, 1960 to Harold Beck Wagner and Mary Wagner Creager. Mary Anne was a graduate of Oakwood High School (’78), Hillsdale College (’82), and Urbana University (’09). She served in several roles in education including as the Director of Admissions at Urbana University (2006-2013) and as Assistant to the Superintendent of Urbana City Schools (2005-2006). She was a long-time member of the First Presbyterian Church of Urbana while residing there. She also served her community as the Executive Director of the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors’ Bureau from 1999-2001.She was passionate about cooking, beautiful flowers, and great music. What Mary Anne loved most was her family, especially her children, and she adored her dogs, Mort and Maizey. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Madison Anne; father, Harold “Doc” Wagner; and Mark Andrew Barr. Mary Anne is survived by her two sons, William (Elisabeth) and Mason; granddaughter, Rory Elizabeth; mother, Mary Wagner Creager; sisters, Molly Wagner and Nancy (Stephen) Pike; brother, Harold Beck “Bo” (Maria) Wagner; and many nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, December 22 at 10:30 AM at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 33 W Dixon Ave, Dayton, OH 45419 with Father Dan McClain officiating. She will be laid to rest at Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty, OH. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary Anne’s memory to Roads to Recovery, 5383 Intrastate Dr. Suite B, Fairborn, OH 45324.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Starts at 10:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

33 W. Dixon Ave., Dayton, OH 45419

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