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Obituaries - Gartha ROYER

The Rushville Times, January 20, 1999
    Mrs. Gartha Maxine Royer, 81 of Macomb, died Friday, Jan. 15, 1999, at the Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb.
    She was born April 7, 1917, in Astoria, the daughter of John and Mary Burgard Baum. She married Norman L. Royer on Aug. 22, 1936 in Virginia. He survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Lyle D. Royer of Gamaliel, Ark., and Harold Royer of Moline; two daughters, Mrs. Mary Duncan of Spokane, Wash., and Betty
Behymer of Altona; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild; five brothers, Ronald Baum of East Moline, Russell Baum of Colombus,
Ind., Raymond Baum of Colombia, S.C.; Richard Baum of Quincy; Robert Baum of Ipava; and five sisters, Leona Skiles of Astoria, Margaret Wells of Muscatine,
Iowa; Rosalie Harvey of Colombus, Texas; Lola Mae Huff of Coal Valley, and Judy Kellogg of Elmwood. She was preceded in death by one brother, John Rodney
Baum, and one sister, Francis Heller.
    She was a sorority house mother at Western Illinois University and a member of the Table Grove Community church and was a past district president of the
Rebekah's Lodge.
    Funeral services were Tuesday at Sargent-Worthington Funeral Home in Macomb with Rev. Charles Hughes officiating. Burial was in Forest Lawn Memory
Gardens in Macomb. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Diabetes Foundation or to the charity of the donor's choice.

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