Kathryn Baughman, 78, of Centerville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Centerville Nursing and Rehab.
Kathryn was born in Centerville to Fred and Julia (Byte) Padavich on April 11, 1934. She received her education from Centerville High School, graduating in 1952. Kathryn married Edward Baughman on Sept. 27, 1952 in Unionville, Mo. She enjoyed bird watching, cooking and time spent with her family. Kathryn was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Kathryn is survived by six children; Martha Jayne of Paducah, Ky., Michael Baughman (Reda) of Cincinnati, Merry Dudley of Centerville, Charley "Fred" Baughman (Melody Vestal) of Keller, Texas, Julie Tremmel (Bill) of Sigourney and Christine Anderson (Bob) of Culloden, W.V.; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two sisters, Lucille Starr of Ottumwa and Anne Moorman (Clyde) of Modesto, Calif.; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Baughman on Aug. 23, 2011.
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Centerville with Fr. Bill Hubmann officiating. Visitation will be all day today at Thomas Funeral Home with the family present from 6-8 p.m. A prayer service will take place today from 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the family which may be left at or mailed to Thomas Funeral Home, 23548 Highway 5, P.O. Box 125, Centerville Iowa 52544.
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