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The Ralph Barger Family in 1959

10117 - RALPH HURT BARGER


HUSBAND: Ralph Hurt BARGER, Jr. Born: 24 Jan 1923 Place: Oak Park, Cook Co., IL Marr: 17 Jul 1943 Place: 1st Presbyterian Church Glen Ellyn, DuPage Co., IL Died: Place: Burial: Place: Father: Ralph Hurt BARGER, Sr. See Family Group Sheet 10118 Mother: Verna N. HUGHES
WIFE: Beverly Jeanne EATON Born: 1 Oct 1924 Place: Wheaton, DuPage Co., IL Died: Place: Burial: Place: Father: John Cooke EATON Mother: Myrtle FOSTER
CHILDREN: 1. Name: Susan Leslie BARGER Born: 12 Aug 1944 Place: Evergreen Park, Cook Co., IL Marr: 22 Sep 1964 To: Thomas Eugene DONAHUE Died: Place: 2. Name: Barbara Ann BARGER Born: 16 Dec 1949 Place: Elmhurst, DuPage Co., IL Marr: 1 Apr 1973 To: Donald Paul SCHMITT Died: Place: 3. Name: Cynthia Lou BARGER Born: 17 Oct 1951 Place: Elmhusrt, DuPage Co., IL Marr: 10 May 1975 To: David Allan NEELD Died: Place: 4. Name: Martha Mae BARGER Born: 19 Nov 1954 Place: Elmhurst, DuPage Co., IL Marr: 28 Dec 1974 To: Joseph J. SULLIER Died: Place: 5. Name: Ralph Hugh BARGER Born: 21 Nov 1960 Place: Geneva, Kane Co., IL Marr: To: Died: Place:

Notes:

(A) See Hurt Family Descendancy Chart
(B) Ralph H. Barger served in the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II in England, France and Germany. He was the Mayor of the City of Wheaton, DuPage Co., Illinois from 1971 through 1983, and was a member of the Illinois General Assembley from 1983 through 1991. He owned Grafic Foto in Wheaton, Illinois and Foster Graphics in West Chicago, Illinois, and after retirement, he taught graphic arts at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and became a real estate broker. He is a member of the Lions Club and the American Legion. He was named "Man of the Year" by the Kawanis Club of Wheaton.
(C) Beverly Eaton Barger has been continually active in community affairs, serving as a scout leader, 4-H leader, and as board member and president of several state and local organizations. She served two terms as president of the Wheaton Women's Republican Club, and two terms as president of the DuPage Federation of Republican Women. She was named "Woman of the Year" by the DuPage Federation of Republican Women.
(D) Ralph and Beverly Barger are long-time members of the Gary Memorial United Methodist Church of Wheaton. They are grandparents of Jonathan Patrick Barger, Jeffrey Scott Barger, Katherine Emily Barger-Neeld and James Thomas Schmitt.
(E) This family is descended from George Henry Berger of Rowan County, NC.

Descendants of George Henry Berger


Sources:

(1) Family Records of Mrs. Eula Mae Barger of Topeka, KS in correspondence with Susan Donahue.


Contacts:

Susan Barger Donahue, 411 East Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, IL 60187-5564


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