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Woodburn Missionary Church
Tuesday September 15th, 2020
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Wednesday September 16th, 2020
9:30am - 10:15am

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Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Wednesday September 16th, 2020

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Melvin Ronald Baughman

Melvin Ronald Baughman, 78, of Grabill, IN, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center.

Melvin was born in Harlan on September 16, 1941, a son of the late Howard & Florence (Schaefer) Baughman.

As a young man, he loved basketball and working in the shop with his father. He worked for Irving Gravel Company for almost 50 years. He loved playing his guitar, fishing and playing corn hole.  

He will be remembered for being a man of faith who loved his family dearly. 

Melvin will be sadly missed by his wife, Ruth ann (Sayles), whom he married May 23, 1976; children, Rosie (Ted) McSorley, Brenda (Jeff) Conley, Kim (Dave) Kreilach, Dennis (Alicia) Harter, Darren (Kara) Harter, Connie (Mark) Miller & Dewight Harter; sister, Kathy (Randy) McMahan; 15 grandchildren & 15 great grandchildren. 

He was also preceded in death by his son, Gary Baughman; sister, Shirley Reddin & Bonnie & Carolyn Baughman.

His funeral service is 10:30 am with viewing, 9:30 am - 10:15 am on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at  Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 18330 IN-37, Harlan, Indiana .

Viewing is also Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 4 -7 pm at the church.

Due to state mandate we ask that you wear masks at all times, maintain social distancing, and refrain from contact to keep everyone safe while participating in Melvin's viewing and service.

He will be laid to rest at Scipio Cemetery.

Memorials are to South Scipio United Brethren Church or the Alzheimer's Association.

Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com

Flowers and other tributes may be delivered to the church Tuesday, 9 am to 1 pm.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Melvin Baughman, please visit our flower store.


Our deepest sympathy to the Baughman family. May God be with you in this time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you .

Walter & Dorothy Reiter --- Decatur, IN Sep 15 2020 12:00 AM

Mel was one of the kindest people I have ever known, my heart goes out to all of the family, may He be near each and everyone in a special way.

Suzanne Hart Sep 14 2020 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences during this time of loss.

Stan and Anita Bremer & Family Sep 14 2020 12:00 AM

To the Baughman family -- We will miss seeing Melvin at Sunset Point Resort. Praying for comfort during this difficult time. Wayne and Debbie Smith (Cabin A1)

Debbie Smith Sep 14 2020 12:00 AM

Melvin was a honorable man. Growing up I loved watching my uncle mel and my father play music. You will always hold a special place in my heart. Sending prayers to everyone who knew this kind man. Love The Kuntz family

CARRIE L KUNTZ Sep 14 2020 12:00 AM

Janis & Eric and Baughmam Family. Our Prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. We had the pleasure of hearing Melvin sing a few months ago and now he is singing in Heaven. God bless

Ron & Karen Bauer Sep 13 2020 12:00 AM

Our sympathies for your families loss. We will be praying for all of you

Les and Linda Yoder Sep 13 2020 12:00 AM

Rosie and Family,
You have my deepest sympathy.

Joyce Carr Sep 12 2020 12:00 AM

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