Velma Baumgartner

Obituary of Velma Baumgartner



    Velma L. Baumgartner, 97, of Jerseyville (formerly of Carrollton) died on Monday evening Nov. 20, 2017 at Willow Rose Rehab and Health Care Center in Jerseyville.

      Born in Berdan on July 17, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Dorothy Wade .  She married William T. Baumgartner on June 15, 1940 in St. Charles, MO and he preceded her in death on July 28, 1988.

     Surviving are a son and daughter-in-law: Larry and Linda Baumgartner of Carrollton, 3 grandchildren: Adam, Amy and Ben, and 3 great-grandchildren: Abby, Jessie and Cole.   She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother: “Buster” Wade, and two sisters: Marie Goodman and Leona Bridgewater.

     Velma had attended the Berdan Baptist Church and was currently a member of Faith Baptist Church.  She was a kind, gentle woman.

      Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Monday Nov. 27, 2017 at the Carrollton City Cemetery in Carrollton.  Services will follow visitation at the cemetery.   Memorials are to Berdan Baptist Church or Faith Baptist Church.  Condolences may be left online at: