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R. Faye Baumgart

R. Faye Baumgart R. Faye Baumgart

R. Faye Baumgart, 86, Lanesville, died Sunday, March 25, 2018, at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany.
Born March 22, 1932, in Elizabeth, she was the daughter of the late Jesse and Mary Keen Speigelhalder.
She worked in accounting at First Federal Savings and Loan in New Albany, was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church near Lanesville, where she was a member of the Martha Society, and was a former Harrison County 4-H leader.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Wilhelmina Grimes, Idena Scull and Ethel Farnsley, and two brothers, Harold and Jesse Speigelhalder.
Survivors include her husband, Willis L. (Hook) Baumgart; two daughters, Paula Cates (Rick) of Lanesville and Carol Baumgart of Corydon; a sister, Martha Breeden of Mauckport; six grandchildren, Nathan Cates (Christy), Dustin Cates (Paris), Jonathan Cates (Kayla), Tara Nichols (Chris), Jacob Chanley and Danielle Haire; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tuesday, March 27, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, March 28, from 9 to 10 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Wednesday, March 28, at 11 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church south of Lanesville with burial in St. John’s Cemetery.
Officiant: Pastor Ronald Richeson.
Pallbearers: Nathan, Dustin, and Jonathan Cates, Jacob Chanley, Jim Gunther and Chris Gunther.
The family suggests memorial gifts to St. John’s Lutheran Church.

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