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limousine service executive

Barbara Ann Simkus, limousine service executive. Named Citizen of Year, Community Improvement, Carol Stream, 1972, Special Citizen of Year, 1981.

Background

Simkus, Barbara Ann was born on October 9, 1938 in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Oldrich and Libuse Sylvia (Kocian) Skaryd.

Education

Graduate, High School, Cicero, Illinois.

Career

Secretary Martin Fan & Blower Company, Cicero, 1955—1959. Home-typist Monarch Printing Company, Chicago, 1967—1979. Reservationist West Suburban Limousine Service, Carol Stream, Illinois, 1975—1980.

Business manager, since 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Carol Stream News, 1967-1979 (Village award, 1979).

Membership

Co-chairman, secretary Carol Stream 25th Anniversary Commission, 1983—1984. Secretary Community Improvement, 1987—1990. Member of Carol Stream Business and Industry (vice president 1983-1989), Carol Stream History Society (secretary since 1974), Illinois Limousine Association 1974-1985, Carol Stream Women's Club (president 1980-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bowling, reading, cross country skiing.

Connections

Married Robert Peter Simkus, May 24, 1958. Children: Karen, Sharyl, Laura, Robert Peter, Scott.

father:
Oldrich Skaryd

mother:
Libuse Sylvia (Kocian) Skaryd

spouse:
Robert Peter Simkus

child:
Karen Simkus

child:
Sharyl Simkus

child:
Laura Simkus

child:
Robert Peter Simkus

child:
Scott Simkus