Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home
Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home

Elizabeth Jane “Libby” Baughman

Elizabeth Jane “Libby” Baughman of Morton, Illinois passed away on Friday, November 17 in Washington, IL.  She was born May 19, 1930 in Dillsburg, Champaign County, IL to Lawrence and Gladys (Filkin) Schutz.


Upon graduation from Lincoln Community High School she married Lloyd Kenneth Baughman on May 23, 1948.  He preceded her in death.  She is survived by two children, Marsha Weber Hedrick of Greencastle, IN and Doug Baughman (Julie) of East Peoria IL.  A third child, Ken Baughman (Karen), preceded her in death as did her mother and father, step-father, Tom Cronin, brother Jack Schutz, half-sister Edna Cronin Schroeder, half-brother T.F. Cronin, infant grandson Eric Lee Baughman and son-in-law Charles Carter Hedrick.  Surviving grandchildren include Sarah Weber, David Weber (Tiffany), Jenny Baughman, Kay Wykert, Debbie Wykert, Veronica Karnes (Derek) and Rachel Sarnat (Michael).  Six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.


Libby retired from working for Olan Mills.  She loved traveling and showing prints taken by Olan Mills photographers at churches and various social organizations in the Midwest.  Prior to this, she worked for Eisner Grocery and Maxey Drug Store, both in Lincoln.


Libby and Lloyd enjoyed living on the water.  From LakeMattoon in Neoga, Illinois to the shore of the Illinois Riverin East Peoria, Illinois, they relished visits from relatives and friends to their waterside homes.  They loved beachcombing and wintering in Florida and along the East Coast.


We would like to acknowledge her gentle caregivers at Reflections Memory Care in Washington, IL and Transitions Hospice.


Services are entrusted to Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home, 620 Pulaski Street, Lincoln, IL and will begin at 11 am on Monday, 11-20-2017 at the funeral home with visitation the hour preceding services.  Interment will follow at New UnionCemetery in Lincoln.


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Libby’s name to the American Cancer Society.

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