BAUGHMAN, Emma 1871-1931
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Date: 9/2/2015 at 10:21:48
Mrs. I. A. Baughman Died This Morning
She Had Been in Failing Health During Past Four Years
Mrs. I. A. Baughman died at her home in Grundy Center at 3:10 this morning from heart failure. She had been in failing health during the past four years. A nurse was secured for her yesterday and she seemed to be better last night. She was conscious up to a few moments before she passed away.
Arrangements for the funeral have not yet been made.
Mrs. Baughman had resided in this community nearly all of her life. Her maiden name was Emma Hardie. She is survived by her husband, two sons and two daughters. The sons are Harold from Glendale, California, and Mervin from Grundy Center. The daughters are Mrs. Fred Wehrman from Eldora and Gladys Baughman from Des Moines.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 3 December 1931, pg 1
Obituary Mrs. I. A. Baughman
Mrs. I. A. Baughman was born Emma Hardie, March 12, 1871, in Winterset, Iowa. She passed away at her home in Grundy Center early Thursday morning, December 3, 1931, at the age of 60 years, 8 months and 21 days.
Her early girlhood was spent in Avoca and Des Moines. Then, with her parents, she moved to Grundy Center in 1892 and with the exception of a few months spent in Minnesota lived here ever since. She was married to I. A. Baughman April 29, 1896, and to this union were born four children.
Mrs. Baughman united with the Congregational church in Avoca at an early age, but when she moved to Des Moines she transferred to the Methodist Episcopal church, in one of which she was organist for a number of years. She also conducted a class in music at this time. Mrs. Baughman was a very active worker in her church and other organizations to which she belonged.
Mrs. Baughman is survived by her husband, her four children: Mrs. Fred Wehrman of Eldora, Miss Gladys Baughman of Des Moines, Harold Baughman of Glendale, California, and Mervan Baughman of Grundy Center; three grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. George Wallace of Minneapolis; two brothers, Will and Charles Hardie, also of Minneapolis, Minn.
Funeral services were held at the Methodist church Saturday afternoon and the church auditorium was filled with sorrowing relatives and friends.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 10 December 1931, pg 1
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