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Barbara Jane Hull

Barbara Jane Hull, 79, of Bloomington, passed away at 4:26 p.m. Feb. 7, 2018, at her home with her family at her side.

Her memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home, Bloomington, with Pastor Brent Salm officiating. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. prior to her service at the memorial home. A celebration of life and fellowship will follow the service at the Hungarian Club.

Private family inurnment will be at a later date in Park Hill Cemetery, Bloomington. Memorials may be made to Community Cancer Center or donor’s choice.

Barbara was born July 9, 1938, in Joliet, a daughter to Earah and Blanche Mill Burton. She married Charles R. “Dick” Hull on Nov. 24, 1956, in Bloomington. He preceded her in death on Dec. 29, 2009.

Surviving are three sons, Gary R. (Debbie) Hull, Bloomington; Douglas R. (Ginny) Hull, Normal; and Roger L. (DeAnne Allison) Hull, Bloomington; four grandchildren, Alex (Jennifer) Hull, Lyndsey (Brandon Horine) Hull, Stacey Hull and Kraig (Erica Shannon) Hull; three great-grandchildren, Paul Hull, Kallie Horine and Phoebe Hull; several nieces and nephews; and her dog, Lily.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Fred Burton and Frank Burton; and granddaughter, Molly Hull.

Barbara worked at State Farm Insurance for over 33 years in stat services and retired 1997. She was a member of the American Hungarian Club, College Park Christian Church and the Moose Lodge.

She greatly enjoyed camping, fishing, and going on vacation with family and friends. A favorite pastime for Barb was quilting and knitting. Barbara adored spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed having breakfast and lunch with her classmates and friends.

The family would like to express their extreme gratitude to all of her friends for their help and support through difficult times, especially Lorraine Drought.

We were very privileged to have a mom like her. She was also a mom to all the friends we drug home over the years. She was kind and loving to everyone; she will be greatly missed.

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