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Doris Jean Baumgardner

October 31, 1924 - January 7, 2009

Doris Jean Baumgardner, 84 of Springfield went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 7, 2009 at her daughter’s home.

She was born in Culp, Illinois the daughter of Henry Rankin and Anna Phillips Ingraham, Sr.. She married Lyle R. Baumgardner on June 27, 1942, in Springfield, Illinois. He passed away on December 21, 2000.

She also was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and a sister.

She is survived by a daughter, Anita Jeanne Bertoni (husband: Ron) of Springfield, two grandchildren: Melanie (husband: Wayne) Prather of Springfield and Kiley Bertoni of Hatfield, Pennsylvania: three great grandchildren, Shane, Skyler and Mickaela of Springfield: a brother-in-law Jack Baumgardner; sister-in-law Jean Baumgardner and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. Baumgardner retired from Springfield School District 186 after many years of service.

Doris loved reading and working various types of puzzles and also loved collecting teddy bears. She was a member of Third Presbyterian Church for 60 years having served in different capacities.

Arrangements are under the direction of Staab Funeral Home where a memorial gathering will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, January 12, 2009. A memorial service will follow at the funeral home, with Reverend Brent Mitchell. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Memorial Contributions can be made to Third Presbyterian Church.

She will be missed by her daughter, her family and friends. Her cat Maggie and dog Teddy who often laid next to her or sat on her lap will also miss her greatly.

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