Richard Bauman


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Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 7:11 pm
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Richard T. Bauman, 71, East Moline, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, at his home.
Memorial services are 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Moline. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the church. Inurnment is at Rock Island National Cemetery, where the East Moline American Legion Post 227 will conduct military honors. A memorial fund has been established.
Richard was born Nov. 4, 1941, in Kokomo, Ind., the son of Louis and Louella Howell Bauman. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He married Lana Jean Sanders on Feb. 3, 1990, in Rock Island.
Mr. Bauman was a self-employed contractor. He enjoyed time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Lana; children (and spouses), Lori Sue Bauman, Richard S. Bauman, both of Aurora, Ill., Vicki (Shane) Spencer, Everly, Iowa, and Jennifer (Jon) Smith, Geneseo; four grandchildren whom he adored; his sister, Joyce (Mark) Perkins, College Station, Texas; and his ex-wife and friend, Margaret Bauman, Aurora.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



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