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Margaret Dunn Barrer, 91

Margaret Dunn Barrer, 91

Margaret Dunn Barrer, 91

Margaret Dunn Barrer, 91, of Hendersonville, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013. at Fletcher View Inn. She was born Sept. 30, 1921, in St. Paul Minn., to Dr. James N. and Pearle V. Dunn.

Mardy received her bachelor of science degree in biology from Ripon College in Wisconsin and a masters of nursing from Yale University in Connecticut. A longtime resident of the Rockville, Md., area, she was married to Donal Y. Barrer (1922-1989) in 1943.

Surviving are her four children John (Anna) Barrer of McLean, Va., Thomas (Carol) Barrer of Hendersonville, Elizabeth Barrer of Baltimore, Md., and Janet (Gary) Stearns of Tampa, Fla.; her grandson Ivan Barrer of McLean, Va.; brother-in-law Merle T. Inman of Batchtown, Ill.; and many nieces and nephews.

Interment will take place at Arlington National Cemetery later in the spring.

Memorials may be made to Ripon College, Office of Advancement, P.O. Box 248, Ripon, WI 54971, Toll-free gift line 877-231-0455,

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Forest Lawn Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.