Hoffmeister South County Chapel

1515 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis, MO


Norma J. Baumle

June 30, 1930June 15, 2020

Norma J. Baumle, age 89, of Lemay, MO passed away on Monday June 15, 2020. Norma was born June 30, 1930 in Lemay, MO to Stella Merz (nee Politte) and Henry Merz.

Her children Mike (Pat) McKee, Kathy Chaplin, David Baumle and Kelly (Dave) Sontheimer survive Norma. Also surviving are her sisters Noreen Boyer, Charlotte Deeken and brother Dave Merz. She also survived by her grandchildren Erica, Tracy, Sean, Megan, Katrina, Keely, and great grandchildren Chase Kyle, Brody and Mila.

Norma was preceded in death by her husband John Baumle; daughter Candace McKee; father Henry Merz and mother Stella Merz (nee Politte); brother Norbert Merz; grandson Eric, grandson Davy, and granddaughter Erin.

Norma enjoyed life to the fullest. Not one to sit around she was always ready to go. She loved to shop, play bingo and go to the casino. She loved Glenn Ford and her family who miss her very much.

A visitation for Norma will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thursday, June 18, 2020 at Hoffmeister South County Chapel, 1515 Lemay Ferry Road, Lemay, MO 63125. The funeral service will be at 11:30 AM Friday, June 19, 2020 in the funeral home chapel. A graveside service follows the funeral in Park Lawn Cemetery, 1800 Lemay Ferry Rd, Lemay, MO 63125.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Norma's memory may be made to Pathways Hospice, 14805 N Outer 40 Rd, #160, Chesterfield, MO 63017.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.HoffmeisterSouthCounty.com for the Baumle family.


  • John Baumle, Husband (deceased)
  • Henry Merz, Father (deceased)
  • Stella Merz (nee Politte), Mother (deceased)
  • Mike (Pat) McKee, Son
  • Kathy Chaplin, Daughter
  • David Baumle, Son
  • Candace McKee, Daughter (deceased)
  • Kelly (Dave) Sontheimer, Daughter
  • Eric, Grandson (deceased)
  • Tracy, Granddaughter
  • Sean, Grandson
  • Megan, Granddaughter
  • Katrina, Granddaughter
  • Keely, Granddaughter
  • Davy, Grandson (deceased)
  • Erin, Granddaughter (deceased)
  • Chase, Great Grandson
  • Kyle, Great Grandson
  • Brody, Great Grandson
  • Mila, Great Granddaughter
  • Norbert Merz, Brother (deceased)
  • Noreen Boyer, Sister
  • Charlotte Deeken, Sister
  • Dave Merz, Brother

  • Pathways Hospice


  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 18, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, June 19, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Friday, June 19, 2020


Norma J. Baumle

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