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Erwin A. Baumgartner
(09-29-1914 - 03-20-2012)

Erwin A. Baumgartner, 97 of Elgin passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at Provena St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin. He was born September 29, 1914 in Elgin the son of August and Anna Bruens Baumgartner. Erwin attended Elgin Watch College. He had been a supervisor for Toastmaster for 29 years and then worked for Greg-Roberts for 25 years before retiring.

He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Elgin and was active with the Girls Scouts of America and the P.T.A.

Surviving are his wife, Lois (Egoroff) whom he married in 1938 in Elgin.
A daughter, Judy Baumgartner Bacon of Hinckley, Ohio,
4 grandchildren, William, Janet (Cory) Williams, Susan (Michael) Urbanc and Becky (Douglas) Jones, and 4 great-grandchildren, Jessica Jones, Charles Williams, William A.
Williams, and Michael Urbanc.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Harold and a sister Ella.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 23, 2012 at 10:00 AM in the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Burial will follow in Bluff City Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Little City of Palatine. For information or visit www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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