Barbara Terese Kranson

December 7, 1938 - May 14, 2020

Barbara Terese Kranson, 81, of Batavia passed away Thursday, May 14, 2020 with her husband David by her side at Delnor Hospital in Geneva.  Barbara was born on December 7, 1938 in Chicago, IL.,  the daughter of Frank and Mary Kmiecik.  She was united in marriage to David L. Kranson on July 29, 1972 in Chicago, IL. 

Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 47 years,  David Kranson;  her two  sisters, Patricia Padula, and Rita Kmiecik, her brother,  Timothy (Diane) Kmiecik; many nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister Frances Kmiecik.

 A memorial service will be celebrated at a later date.  Interment will be held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.   In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Barbara’s name may be made to Anderson Animal Shelter at .

Guest Book

  • Brian Muzinic You two have always been there for me and my family. Barb will be missed by all.
  • CHRIS DISTEL & sons .Barb was a kind and gentle lady and I'm really going to miss our chats. We'll remember her in our prayers. Dave, please keep in touch. Sincerely, THE DISTEL FAMILY
  • Karol A Wolfe Dave, Larry & I send our sincere condolences on the death of Barb. She was a very special woman. I know she rests in the arms of Jesus. We pray God will give you the grace to get through this difficult time.
  • Gene Baldi From the first time I met you and Dave, I felt so at home, as if I had know you both forever. I have always felt so welcome in Jennifer’s family and you were a big part of that. Love and Prayers for your family.
  • Linda McGovern So many special occasions with you and Barb over the years. I will always remember how kind she always was to my mother.
  • Cheryl Muzinic So many memories. A best friend, never forgotten.
  • David Muzinic Love and miss you Barb. You’ll forever be with me.