Sally Spiller Barnard
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Sally Spiller Barnard, 81, of Hinsdale, passed away Oct. 7, 2021, at home surrounded by loved ones.
Born in Rock Island in 1940 to Clifford and Harriette Spiller, Sally, and her sister, Susan, grew up in Riverside. Sally graduated from Michigan State University as a proud Kappa Kappa Gamma in 1962. She became a fashion coordinator at Marshall Field's in Chicago. Sally married the love of her life, Bill Barnard, in 1972.
A passionate and talented gardener and an avid cook, Sally entertained graciously and with elegance, both in Hinsdale and at the Half Way farm in Marseilles. Sally loved to read, was an expert skier and avid golfer, and relished traveling worldwide with Bill. She and her many friends enjoyed participation in book clubs and bridge and garden clubs. Sally and her sister, Sue Swan, partnered in Barnard Swan Ltd., providing interior decorating together for more than 35 years. All who knew Sally embraced her kind, loving and gentle manner. Always the lady, she was a devoted partner and loyal friend.
Sally is survived by her husband, William B. Barnard; her children Thomas Barnard, James (Kathleen) Barnard, Sally (Michael) Reiss and Michael (Carolyn) Braun; her grandchildren, David and Brian Reiss, William Barnard, Gillian and Blythe Braun, and Peyton and Brayden Maybon; her sister, Susan Swan; her niece, Stacy (Chris) Carlstead; and her nephew, Scott Smith.
A memorial service was held Oct. 12 at the Union Church of Hinsdale
Memorials may be made to Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., 5th floor, Norwalk, CT 06851.
Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.