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BAUSMAN, Lawrence 1926-2000


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Date: 8/19/2010 at 20:50:42

WELLSBURG - Lawrence "Shorty" Bausman , 73, of Wellsburg, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2000, at the Grundy County Memorial Hospital.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Wellsburg Reformed Church with burial following in the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery, rural Wellsburg with full military rites conducted by the Wellsburg AMVETS Post 91 and American Legion Post #213. Doyen-Abels Funeral Home is in charge of services.

He was born on March 3,1926, in New Hartford to Irl and Annette (Jensen) Bausman. He attended high school in Wellsburg and was drafted into service when he was a junior. He served in the Army from 1944 to 1946.

He married Donna Biersner on June 6,1951, in Nashua. He was co-owner of B&H Station in Wellsburg from 1949 to 1958, co-owner of B&H Skelly from 1959 to 1966 and then took ownership to 1970. He started B&B Auto Parts in Wellsburg in 1971. He served as Wellsburg's City Police from 1979 to 1984 and was a reserve deputy from 1968 to 1991.

He was a member of the Pleasant Valley United Methodist Church, Wellsburg AMVETS Post 91 and American Legion Post #213, past member of the Wellsburg Fire Dept. and Ambulance Crew, past fire chief and past Wellsburg community club president.

Survivors include his wife, Donna of Wellsburg; a daughter, Paula Bausman of Wellsburg; a son, Larry (Debra) of Wellsburg; his mother, Annette Bausman of Ackley Presbyterian Village; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and sister, LaVelle Ford.

--Marshalltown Times Republican (Marshalltown, Iowa), 26 January 2000


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