Marilyn Bauman, 88, of Nokomis, passed away on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 11:15 a.m. at Life’s Journey Senior Living Center in Pana. She was born July 3, 1928 in Greenwood Township in Rural Christian County, IL, the Daughter of Edgar and Freida (Schneider) Kettelkamp. She married Paul Bauman on November 26, 1949 in South Fork United Methodist Church in Rural Nokomis and he preceded her in death on August 28, 2000. She worked as a homemaker, helping her husband on the farm. Marilyn was a member of South Fork United Methodist Church.
She is survived by her Sons: Roger (Jan) Bauman of Nokomis, IL; Dennis (JoAnn) Bauman of Nokomis, IL; Daughter: Paula (Dale) Prater of Fillmore, IL; Grandchildren: Nate (Joy) Prater, Amy (Matt) Stolte, Craig (Holly), Curt (Amanda), Brad (Michelle), Kelsey and Devin Bauman; Great-Grandchildren: Brian, Lily, Griffin and Nolan Prater; Kohen and Kinley Stolte; Greyson, Wyatt, Tatum and Brenham Bauman; Sister: Frances Pray of Coffeen, IL; Sister-in-Law: Aleta Kettelkamp of Nokomis, IL and Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Granddaughter Melissa Bauman, Grandson Jeffrey Bauman, Brother Kenneth Kettelkamp and Sister Georgia Janssen, Brothers-in-Law: Dwight Pray and Dale Janssen.
Visitation will be held Monday, February 6, 2017 from 4:00-7:00pm at South Fork United Methodist Church in Rural Nokomis. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at South Fork United Methodist Church in Rural Nokomis with Dr. John Ray and Rev. Ric Miles officiating. Burial will be in Kettelkamp Cemetery in Rural Nokomis, IL.
In Lieu of Flowers the family asks that you make Memorials to South Fork United Methodist Church 1431 E. 100 N. Rd. Nokomis, IL and Kettelkamp Cemetery.
Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.