Morene June Baumgartner

November 30, -0001 - October 4, 2011

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BAUMGARTNER, Morene (nee Birkmeyer), beloved wife of the late Edwin F. Baumgartner, dear mother of Cathie (Manuel) Johnson, Carol (Ralph) White, Terrence (Carolyn) Baumgartner, Thomas (Gina) and Donald (Nancy) Baumgartner, also survived by 12 grandchilden and 24 great grandchildren, sister of Richard (Betty) Birkmeyer and the late Ray, Melvin and Allen Birkmeyer. Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at the age of 88. Visitation at Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Carthage, Friday 5-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. James of the Valley Church, 411 Springfield Pike, Wyoming, Saturday 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Lung Assoc.


Don Benbow - Oct 8, 2011

Dear Family,

Please accept my heart felt condolences as your MOM passes to a better place.

A reflection from back in the day:

From my point view Morlene was a very KOOL mom during the 1960’s (my favorite). She had the perfect balance of humorist, watch dog and forward thinker. I always considerd Morene to be a friend that would listen my points of view, then, provide corection if needed.

Don Benbow

Victor & Rose Blankenship - Oct 6, 2011

Rose and I would like to extend our deepest sympathy and love to Morene’s family. We have known her for a long time and we know that she will be missed by all of you as well as by friends.

Barry and Julie Birkmeyer - Oct 6, 2011

May the good memories prevail during these sad times. With an open heart, Maureen, made sure that we were welcomed with her special gestures of love. When visiting, she had the Popsicles for the kids, a deck of cards for our entertainment, and always shared an abundance of goodies for all. Her energy was amazing, and contagious! I can only hope to be the kind of aunt she was, always giving and enjoying family time together. We will miss her, but know that heaven holds a very special place for her.