Born to Max John and Viola Christina (Funke) Bielenberg in Grosse Pointe Farms, MI.
Marries John Monte Barr, Sr. on December 17.
Earns a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education from Michigan State University; Teaches at A.G. Erickson School in Ypsilanti, MI until 1966.
Achieves a Master of Arts in elementary education from Eastern Michigan University.
Serves Ypsilanti Public Schools as chair of fifth grade teachers, secretary and curriculum council member until 1966.
Serves the Ladies Literary Club in positions of president, vice president, secretary and treasurer of the board of trustees and is a life member through today.
Serves the Thrift Shop Assoc. of Ypsilanti as president, vice president, nominating committee chairman and scheduling chairman through today.
Serves Emmanuel Lutheran Church as a youth coordinator, church council, endowment secretary, nominating chairman and choir singer through today.
Serves on the board of directors of the Ypsilanti Community Choir until 2010 and is a choir member through today.
Becomes the annual benefactor of the Max John and Viola Christina (Funke) Bielenberg Fund at Ohio Northern University.
Is a receptionist for Barr, Anhut & Associates, P.C. until 1995; Serves the Boy Scouts of America as secretary and treasurer of Troop 290 until 2018.
Is a block coordinator for Ypsilanti Recycling until 1995.
Publishes “Memories of the U.P.,” “Then and Now: Memories of India” & “Our Swedish Ancestors,” written for her granddaughter for their trip to Scandinavia, through 2007.
Is treasurer of the Ann Arbor Chapter of the U.S. Power Squadron through today; Publishes “Memories of the U.P.” and “Our Swedish Ancestors.”
Publishes “Grandpa, We Never Knew You! Maximilian Johannas Bielenberg 1857-1907” and “Then and Now, Memories of India.”
Receives the Golden Sister Award from the Michigan Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, having been first Beta Zeta Chapter president in 1965.
Becomes a life member of the American Association of University Women.
Receives a Community Service Award from the Kiwanis Club of Ypsilanti.
Receives a Certificate of Appreciation from the Boy Scouts of America Troop 290.
Receives a Women of Merit Award from Celebrating Women in Scouting and a 50-Year Service Award from the Thrift Shop Assoc. of Ypsilanti.