Pauline Marie Baughman, 90, formerly of Higginsville and Wellington, MO, and Lansing, KS, died May 28, 2021.
She was born may 15, 1931 in Granville, IA, to Joseph and Genevieve (Ricker) Graff.
She married James Baughman on October 20, 1950 in Chicago, IL, he preceded her in death on November 14, 2019.
Pauline was primarily a homemaker for their 10 children. But she also worked as a supervisor in Central Services for Providence Saint Margaret Hospital, and as a church secretary in KC, KS, where they lived for over 24 years. After Jim’s retirement they moved to Wellington, MO. They lived there for 15 years before moving to Higginsville, MO. She was active in the churches where they lived over the years, serving as a Eucharistic minister and rosary leader, visiting the sick, and working in Marriage Encounter.
She is also preceded in death by a brother, Quentin Graff.
She is survived by:
Sons: James Baughman (Lorraine) of Buckie, Scotland
Tom Baughman (Polly) of Phoenix, AZ
Martin Baughman (Carol) of Kansas City, KS
Joseph Baughman (Lora) of Windsor, MO
Michael Baughman (Tammy Head) of Kansas City, KS
John Baughman (Linda) of Princeton, MO
Daughters: Christine Peterson (Glenn) of Merriam, KS
Geraldine Hale of Kansas City, KS
Delores Cook (Rory) of Sweet Home, OR
Genevieve King (Rick) of Anderson, SC
Brother: Dennis Graff of Lake Park, IA
Sisters: Marline Umbarger of Tulsa, OK
Geraldine Long of Tulsa, OK
24 Great Grandchildren
1 Great Great Granddaughter
Recitation of the Holy Rosary will held Friday, June 4th, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Higginsville, at 10:30 am, with visitation following, until the Mass of Christian Burial, which will begin at noon, officiated by Fr. Joe Bathke.
She will be buried at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville.
Memorials are suggested to Phoenix Home Care and Hospice, 6803 W 64th St Suite 101, Overland Park, KS 66202