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“May God hold you in one hand and lead your loved ones with the other. Your service to your community will be etched in history.(Self 22 years and...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: William Dunn - Oswego, IL

“So very sorry to hear this very sad news. My deepest sympathy to the family of Cory. Cory sounded like a great guy. ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: - Brookfield, WI

“I am so sorry, you have my deepest sympathy. I got to know and love Cory when we worked together at the Crowne Plaza Madison. I also interacted with...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Lois Thiede-Stallman - MAZOMANIE, WI

“Im so sorry for your losss. I send you my prayers. I would have meet him. He sounds like a great guy n ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Janeen Stuubbe - Madison, WI

“So sorry for your loss I'm a member of spring green ems/fireKnow that we loved cory as he was one of our brothers. Know that you and your family are...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Norm Miller - Spring green, WI

“Our deepest sympathies to the Barr family. We will hold you each in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: The Jack Family - Sun Prairie, WI

“Our deepest sympathies to the Barr family. We will hold you each in our thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: The Jack Family - Sun Prairie, WI

“What a terrible loss for family, friends and community. God rest his soul and comfort his family. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Jackie Duncan - Fitchburg, WI

“Heartfelt condolences.. May you find strength in family and friends. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Shirley Dergance/Juul - IL

“We are so sorry for your loss. God be with you during this difficult time and the days following. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Sylvia Giese - Mayville, WI

“I didn't know him but I did know is father Jack, brother Jim (good friend) and Jana (good friend). Also knew and grew up with them in rural...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Suzanne (Braun) (Dennis) Fravert - WI

“We just want to give our condolences to his family , especially to Abby and their 2 girls I waited on Cory way back in High School I am the Kitchen...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Pam & Rob Haley - Sun Praire, WI

“Heart felt sympathy to the family. No amount of words can help, but know his last moments were true acts of heroism. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Karen Jagmin - Milwaukee, WI

“I am so very sorry for your loss and our hearts and thought are with everyone Dan Tremble and Bernard pochron ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Dan Tremble - suamico, WI

“Thinking of your family with much love and prayers. So sorry for your loss. From a firefighter brother ( Fire Chief-Merrimac Fire and Rescue) ”
15 of 23 | Posted by: Chris and Susan Jensen - Merrimac, WI

“Abby - My deepest sympathy to your entire family. Even though, I do not know your family, but saw the Sun Prairie explosion reported on TV, just...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Jane Stremlow - Thiensville, WI

“Abby- my heart is broken with you. I'm so very sorry for your loss. You have lots of support, but if you ever need just a little more please reach...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Tara Wendell - Marshfield, WI

“My deepest Sympathy to the family of Cory and to Jack and Janet I had the pleasure to work with Jack many years ago at Goodyear. Works cannot begin...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Kathy Jo Locke - Westfield, WI

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. Hugs to you and the girls and your family. :-) ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Kristina Mccloskey - Columbus, WI

“To the Barr Family,Thank you for your husbands service. I'm so sorry for your loss but I hope that you will find peace in knowing that the lord...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Shannon Keach - Fox Lake, WI

“Rest In Peace Cory we will take it from here and god bless. Assistant Chief Duane Nechodom Littl Chute Fire. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Duane Nechodom - Little Chute, WI

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Captain Cory Barr! Also the Sun Prairie Fire Department, rest easy knowing we are all family and we...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Todd Zuge - Assistant Chief LSFD - WI

“Abby No words can take your pain away. Please know we hold you and your daughters in our hearts and prayers! Memories of Cory , may they turn into...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Jan and Donn Moe - Mondovi, WI


Cory James Barr, age 34, died in the line of duty, for Sun Prairie Fire Department, on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was born on February 28, 1984 to Jack and Janet (Baker) Barr. He married Abby Dieckman on September 22, 2012 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Sun Prairie.
Cory was the owner of Barr House, a realtor with Keller Williams (Barr Realty), a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, attended MATC, and was a Captain with Sun Prairie Fire Department, volunteering for 16 years.
He is survived by his wife Abby; twin daughters Aubrey and Hailey; parents Jack and Janet; sister Kim Barr; brother Chad (Jeff) Barr; father and mother-in-law Jack and Anne Dieckman; 3 sisters-in-law Ashley (Rob) McFarland, Audra (Jesse) Heiking and Alison Dieckman; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; and a nephew Jacob Hotchkiss; a brother-in-law Dale Singer.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Sun Prairie High School, 888 Grove St., with Rev. Charlie Brandt and Rev. Steve Vera presiding. A visitation will be held on Saturday, July 14, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Sun Prairie High School.

Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home
Sun Prairie, WI 608-837-5400
www.newcomerfh.com

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Tuschen-Newcomer Funeral Home
302 Columbus Street Sun Prairie, WI 53590
Tel. (608) 837-5400

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