Mary Jane Bauman
1935 - 2021
Marengo-Union Funeral Home
505 East Grant Highway
Marengo, IL
Mary Jane Bauman
Born: July 21, 1935
Died: April 29, 2021
Mary Jane Bauman, 85 passed away April 29, 2021. She was born on July 21, 1935 to Raymond and Evelyn Deneen. She was the devoted wife of the late Richard and loving mother of Julia (Jeffrey) Cowan, Steven (Kim) Bauman, Mary Eileen Kunde (the late Daryle "Butch" Kunde), Raymond (Kelly) Bauman, Elizabeth (Patrick) Sheahan and Joanne (Rodney) Riley. Mary Jane was the proud grandmother of 13 and great-grandmother of 12. She was a dear sister of Patricia (the late Richard) Beda, Kathryn (the late Edward) Mullaney, and Thomas ("Char") Deneen. She is preceded in death by her son, Richard Jr.
Mary Jane was a devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother, and Great Grandmother. She was dedicated to her Catholic Faith and served 45 years teaching CCD and was a member of the Rosarian Council at Sacred Heart Parish. Mary Jane was well known for her love of sewing and was a 4-H Leader for many years.
Mary Jane will always be remembered for her lasting impressions on ALL the lives she touched throughout her lifetime.
Memorial Gathering at Marengo-Union Funeral Home on Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 9:30am-10:30am. Memorial Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Saturday at 11am. Due to current circumstances, limited capacity will be allowed in Funeral Home and Church at a given time and facial coverings are required. For those unable to attend a Facebook Live Streaming Event can be viewed at www.Marengo-UnionFuneralHome, under Services at 11am. Burial to follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Knights of Columbus, Richard Bauman Memorial.
Arrangements entrusted to Marengo-Union Funeral Home, for information call (815) 568-8131.

Published by Northwest Herald from Apr. 30 to May 5, 2021.
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Memorial Gathering
9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m.
Marengo-Union Funeral Home
505 East Grant Highway, Marengo, IL
Memorial Mass
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Funeral services provided by:
Marengo-Union Funeral Home
Sponsored by Marengo-Union Funeral Home.
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We are so very sorry for the loss of Mary Jane. She had the biggest heart and was always so kind and generous. Our deepest sympathy. And and David Van Bibber
Anne and David Van Bibber
May 8, 2021
So sorry for the loss of your Mom. My deepest sympathy to the Family. Kathy
Kathy Brandt Svedin
May 8, 2021
Ray and Family, Sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Please accept my condolences. I´ll always remember the many 4-H meetings that your mom seemed to pull off effortlessly! Mike
Mike Brandt
May 7, 2021
Kimberly Simonson
May 6, 2021
Our deepest sympathy. Your mom was one of the Nicky people we have ever met. We enjoyed visiting with her and hearing all her stories,
Ron and Joyce Bauman
May 6, 2021
Rick and Debby Aylesworth
May 5, 2021
Sending prayers.
Cindy jackson
May 3, 2021
Such an extraordinary women! She will be missed!! Our Deepest Sympathy, Lynn & George
George and Lynn Ohlendorf
May 2, 2021
Thinking of your family at this time. Your Mom was a great lady
Patty Wilson Closser
May 2, 2021
Your mom was so kind. Your house was like a second home for me during high school years, and your mom never blinked at having an extra kid or two around. May she rest in love and peace.
Gayle Hall Lee
May 2, 2021
From part of the Riley Drive Crew to the Maple Street crew: Our condolences on your loss.
Joe & Teresa (Nelson) Buehler
May 2, 2021
Deepest sympathy to the entire Bauman family but especially to my long-time dear friend, Mary (aka Leenie). So many wonderful memories of being with you and your mom. Thoughts and prayers for all.
Teresa Williams
May 2, 2021
Prayers are with all the family at this difficult time. With Sympathy
Jerry & Sharon Davis
May 1, 2021
The Riley siblings
May 1, 2021
My deepest condolences to the entire family. Your mother was a kind and compassionate person. She a knowledgeable and noble CCD teacher. May she R.I.P.
Michael and Erin Markison
May 1, 2021
Its was a sad day for me, when I learned on Facebook, that Mary Jane had passed away - She was a good friend of my sister Joanne Williams who passed away in Wisconsin two years ago - We lived on neighboring farms in Marengo - We use to ride our horses together when we were kids - I am a retired Air Force guy, 88 years old, now living in Okinawa, Japan - I can tell you for sure, she was one of the nicest, sweetest and smartest girls in Marengo - I went to school with Rich and they had a wonderful family - May she rest in peace and I will remember her in my prayers - God Bless Her Wonderful Family -
Benjamin Dailey
May 1, 2021
Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. She was a great person & had a great sense of humor. May she rest in peace.
Luann & Jim Kanaly
April 30, 2021
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