MASONIC. BURIAL MONDAY
OF FORMER RESIDENT
■■ The funeraf'orl.XerOy-A.. BaUglunafi".- of To i firto, 'formerfy of "k I m ore, was. held Monday with burial here at noon,' the funeral rites being1 in charge of the loca) Masonic lodge of which the deceased was a member. The follow¬ ing obituary was read at the funeral:
Leroy Adelbert Baugbman was born at Augusta, Mich., July 19, 1819, and died at Toledo, October 7, 1921, aged 72 , years, two months aud 11 days. He resided with his parents en- til four years of age when his fath?.r died. Soon thereafter he, with his mother, moved to a farm near Wood- ville, Ohio, where with his aunt, Mrs. Crooks, he lived until he was about 14 years of age,-wheu he moved to El¬ more, Ohio, to learn his trade of bhicksmithhig.
During these years of his young, manhood he was active in the Presby¬ terian church, was for many years superintendent ox their Sunday school, and while working in this capacity he became acquainted with Miss Eoretta J. Pennar to whom he was united in���niarriage .September 11, 1R73. To this union were born two children, a son, Edward,' who died at, the age of 23 years, and a daughter, Angle Loretta, now Mrs. Park W. Decker, who with her mother, survives the departed.
In December, 1S99, they moved to Toledo where he was employed for a few years by the Toledo Scale Co., but for the past 14 years he was a loved employe of the F. Bissel Electric Co., which was evidenced by the contribu¬ tion of lovely flowers by the employes aod the proprietor of this company.
For many years'he has been a mem¬ ber of the Masonic order at Elmore baving passed through most of th< offices of that lodge. In keeping witl the care and respect of that gxea order a number of the brethren wen present to administer the last rites t heir departed brother.
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