Friday, July 19, 2013

Lalah V. Baumann

SPRINGFIELD - Lalah V. Baumann, 100, of Springfield, passed away Sunday July 14, 2013, at her home. She was born in Lyons, Neb., on March 8, 1913, to Laura and Guy Bundy. She was one of seven children; brothers, Mervin, Burt, Lee and Kent, and sisters, Beth and Nell.

A registered nurse, Lalah graduated from Ancker Hospital School of Nursing at St. Paul, Minn., in 1936, where she was employed until 1938. There she met and married Milton C. Baumann, M.D., on February 25, 1937. He preceded her in death in 1974. The couple moved to Springfield in 1938. They had three sons, Charles J. Baumann of Billings, Mont., Tadd K. of Springfield, and Dr. Thomas L. (wife, Brenda) of Birmingham, Ala.

Lalah was a member of the First Congregational Church U.C.C., the Ancker Hospital Nurses Alumni Association, the Springfield Art Association, the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Garden Foundation, the Illinois State Museum Society, the Illinois Symphony Orchestra Association, and a past member of the Capitol Circle of King's Daughters.

Surviving are Lalah's three sons, her sister, Beth, of Las Vegas, Nev., three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be held. In lieu of flowers the family asks that any offerings be made to the Animal Protective League or to the Friends of the Sangamon County Animal Shelter. The family is being served by Boardman-Smith Funeral Chapel.

Published in The State Journal-Register on July 16, 2013

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Reunion Roster

We will update these lists on a weekly basis.

Information Form Returned

Jo Ankeny Lindamood, Janet Bailey Kerner, Harold Barbee, Jack Billington, Evelyn Brooks Schumacher, Bonnie Bruce Baker, Barbara Edmiston Mitchell, Marilyn Evans Bidwell, Pat Flamm Crowner, George Fleischli, Joyce Fryer Oliver, Lois Gibson Hart, Jan Giuffre Sables, Will Howarth, Harry Hyndman, Suzi Lee Boyd, John Linxwiler, Joe Manuele, Jack Matlack, Beverly Maulding Berry, Judy McGaw Lewis, Jack Morrison, Linda Nelson Campbell, Robert Shewmaker, John Stapleton, Judy Taylor Weaver.

Requested Booklet and/or Picture

Lynda Burge Moss, Bob Carter, Judy Dunkel Headrick, Shirley Green Canavit, Nancy Henrichs, Jack Leckel, Lee Leonard, Lee Lochbaum, Sandra Lott Gossett, Janet Moody Seiler, Libbie Peterson Britton, Sharon Tietz Paine, Elizabeth Tinsley Alexander

Made Reservations for Meals

Janet Bailey Kerner, Tom Brosch, John Brownback, Bonnie Bruce Baker, Carole Crouch Ball, Sue Ervin, Judy Freeman, Diane Gurgens Urbanckas, Judy Guy Soady-Mayo, Kris Hockenyos Tipps, Dorothy Huddleston Fitzgerald, Harry Hyndman, Larry Jabusch, Connie King Mohan, Stephen Kwedar, Arnold Myerstein, Lynn Prater Chandler, Marcia Ruzes Maisenbacher, Carol Schroeder Taylor, Vic Seppi, Pat Stein McPheters, John Stuckey, Ann Tobin Hart, Chuck Vespa, Bob Wicks

Friday, July 12, 2013

Reunion Forms

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28 Villa Grove
Springfield, IL 62707

Friday, July 05, 2013

Myra Jane Ervin

NAPERVILLE - Myra Ervin (nee Gass), 97, passed away June 30, 2013, in Naperville.

Myra was the loving mother of Susan Ervin, Naperville, and Tom Ervin, Springfield, and she was aunt to numerous nieces and nephews.

Myra was preceded in death by her devoted husband, John "Heavy" Ervin, and three sisters, Virginia Nuetzel, Marion Ballard, and Rosemary Lanter.

A private, family interment is planned. Memorial gifts may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Published in The State Journal-Register on July 2, 2013