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Barry J. Dufrain

March 15, 1969 — May 21, 2023

Barry J. DuFrain, 54, of Woodland passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2023. He was born on March 15, 1969 in Watseka, a son of Blaine R. and Dee (Ortega) DuFrain and they survive in Woodland. Barry married Robin S. Weber on June 5, 2004 in Onarga and she survives.

Also surviving are two brothers, Brian Russel (Laurie) DuFrain of Onarga and Ben Olin DuFrain of Woodland; one sister, Dawn Rene (Nolan) Parker of Florence, MS; sister-in-law, Wanda Mae DuFrain of Florida; two stepsons, Kyle Stach of Chicago and Matthew (Kelly) Stach of Geneva; one stepdaughter, Kristin (Mike) Cruson; stepgrandchilren, Aleah and Colton Cruson, Isla Stach, Michaela and Remington Cruson; nieces and nephews, Chelsea Renee Parker, Jesse Cole Parker, Ethan Cole DuFrain, and Jake DuFrain.

Barry was preceded in death by his brother, Blaine DuFrain; his nephew, Jesse Nolan Parker; his niece, Emily Grace Parker; and his beloved dog, Magnum.

Barry loved Halloween Memorabilia and Movie Memorabilia especially Sci Fi. He was the manager at the Barnes and Noble in Bradley. Barry was Associate Producer for "In Search of Tomorrow Definitive 80's Sci Fi Documentary". He enjoyed going to the Kankakee Collector Con, C2 E2, and Wizard Con. Barry's most exciting trip was going to Los Angeles, CA where he was able to walk the red carpet at the Oriental Theatre.

A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at the Onarga American Legion located in Durham Park in Onarga.

Memorials may be made to the Iroquois County Animal Rescue, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and I Got Your Six 5k Run.

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