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Cleta J. Bauman

January 11, 1925 — January 13, 2011

Cleta Jean Bauman, 86 of Cambridge, Ohio formerly of Crooksville went to be with the Lord at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, January 13, 2011 at Autumn Healthcare of Cambridge following an extended illness.

She was born January 11, 1925 in Rosefarm, the daughter of the late John and Mary L. Kinder Christie.

Cleta was a graduate of Deavertown High School. She retired after 46 years as the office supervisor for American Electric Power. She was a member of First Hope United Methodist Church in Crooksville, a sixty-year member of Carnation Chapter 167 Order of Eastern Star in New Lexington, Pilot Club of Cambridge, Cambridge Business Girls, Ohio Power Company Veteran Organization.

Mrs. Bauman is survived by her nieces, Christie Trent of Marion and Carolyn Wickline of London; her great nieces, Lucinda Litchfield of London, Julia Daniels of South Charleston, Joely Laird and Julia McGuire both of Marion; her nephew, Bob Sands of Somerset; several great great nieces and nephews and special longtime friends, Bonnie Stickdorn and Claudine Wilson both of Crooksville, Lucille Yontz of Byesville, Katy Denney and Delores Walters both of Cambridge and Ina Heskett of McConnelsville.

In addition to her parents, Cleta was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Bauman who passed away June 26, 1976; her brother, John Christie; her sister, Josephine Adrean Arnett and her great niece, Roberta Wickline Newman.

The Bauman family will receive visitors beginning at 12:30 P.M., Saturday, January 15 at GOEBEL FUNERAL HOME, 36 N. BUCKEYE ST., CROOKSVILLE where funeral services and a celebration of Cleta's life will be held at 1:30 P.M. with Pastor Gay E. Blau officiating. Burial will follow in New Lexington Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Cleta's memory to Hospice of Guernsey County, P.O. Box 1165, Cambridge, Ohio 43725 or First Hope United Methodist Church, 102 N. Buckeye St., Crooksville, Ohio 43731. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

The family wishes to express sincere appreciation and gratitude to the nurses and STNA's at Autumn Healthcare of Cambridge for the great and loving care that they gave Cleta during her stay at their facility.

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