January 4, 1925May 11, 2019

Leo B. Baumgarner, age 94, of Belleville, passed away on May 11, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Marjorie Baumgarner, nee Gischer, who preceded him in death on August 19, 2006. Mr. Baumgarner was born Jan. 4, 1925, in Newport, Ark., a son of Wesley and Beulah Baumgarner, nee McEylea. He was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1943, where he served in the Phillippines and New Guinea Campampaigns. He was honorably discharged in 1945. Mr. Baumgarner was a lifetime member of VFW Post 1117 Caseyville, Ill. Besides his wife, Mr. Baumgarner was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters. Survivors include several nieces and nephews and great- nieces and –nephews. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 10 am, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Lake View Memorial Gardens, 5000 N. Illinois St., Fariview Heights, Ill. 62208. Those attending may line up at Lake View Funeral Home by 9:50 am for a 10 am procession to the grave site. There are no services at the Funeral Home.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, May 16, 2019

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