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Rowena Lucille Bauman
September 29, 1915  -  November 13, 2007

P classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0pto:pnbspo:pPP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0ptHer parents, Elmer Luginbill and wife, Hermina Sprunger Luginbill preceded her in death.PP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0pto:pnbspo:pPP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0ptHer husband, John M. Bauman, daughter, Jane Dunlap and husband Travis, daughter, Marsha S. Lard and husband Floyd all of st1:place w:stonst1:City w:stonRoswellst1:Cityst1:place, survive her.nbsp In addition, she is survived by granddaughter, Lesa Morrison and husband Shaelan of Las Cruces, grandson Loren Dunlap and wife Tracy of Los Lunas, grandson, Jay Dunlap and wife Tiffany of Las Cruces, grandson, Cory Cogdill and wife April of Roswell, granddaughter Casey Tays and husband Scott of Roswell, granddaughter, Rebecca Lard Sakelaris and husband John of Raton, New Mexico, and twelve greatgrandchildren.nbsp Her brother, Harry Luginbill and sisterinlaw, Willy of Berne, Indiana, sisterinlaw, Vera Luginbill of st1:City w:stonRoswellst1:City and sisterinlaw Marjorie Kiel of st1:State w:stonMinnesotast1:State, sisterinlaw Anna M. Hinchman of st1:place w:stonst1:City w:stonWinchesterst1:City, st1:State w:stonIndianast1:Statest1:place and numerous nieces and nephews also survive her.nbsp She is also survived by best friend and caregiver Marie Bizzell.PP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0pto:pnbspo:pPP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0ptRowena spent her youth and teen years in the Swiss community of st1:place w:stonst1:City w:stonBernest1:City, st1:State w:stonIndianast1:Statest1:place where she attended elementary and high school.nbsp After graduating from high school, she was hired as a bookkeeper and secretary at the Dunbar Furniture Company, makers of beautiful household furniture.PP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0pto:pnbspo:pPP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0ptOn June 10, 1938, Rowena married John M. Bauman, a st1:place w:stonst1:PlaceName w:stonGenevast1:PlaceName st1:PlaceType w:stonHigh Schoolst1:PlaceTypest1:place teacher and coach.nbsp The marriage lasted more than 69 years and resulted in the birth of two beautiful daughters, Jane and Marsha.PP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0pto:pnbspo:pPP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0ptWhile teaching, John was called to the military and became a physical training instructor in the US Air Force.nbsp While John and Rowena were stationed in st1:place w:stonst1:City w:stonGreensborost1:City, st1:State w:stonNCst1:Statest1:place, Rowena worked in various businesses.PP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0pto:pnbspo:pPP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0ptIn August 1956, the family moved to st1:place w:stonst1:City w:stonRoswellst1:City, st1:State w:stonNew Mexicost1:Statest1:place.nbsp Rowena became involved with her daughters school activities.nbsp She taught Sunday school and Bible school.nbsp She was involved with Johns teaching and coaching activities.nbsp Rowena loved to sew, work on crafts, bake, cook and do canning.nbsp She won many prizes with her entries in the Eastern New Mexico State Fair.PP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0pto:pnbspo:pPP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0ptRowena was a devout Christian and was brought up in her church in st1:place w:stonst1:City w:stonBernest1:City, st1:State w:stonIndianast1:Statest1:place.nbsp Throughout her life, Rowena continued serving the Lord in the st1:PlaceName w:stonFirstst1:PlaceName st1:PlaceType w:stonChurchst1:PlaceType of the Nazarene and st1:PlaceName w:stonCentralst1:PlaceName st1:PlaceName w:stonNazarenest1:PlaceName st1:PlaceType w:stonChurchst1:PlaceType in st1:City w:stonst1:place w:stonRoswellst1:placest1:City.PP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0pto:pnbspo:pPP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0ptRowena will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and for her many volunteer duties for her church, school and community.PP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0pto:pnbspo:pPP classMsoNormal styleMARGIN: 0in 0in 0ptGraveside services were conducted on Friday, November 16, 2007 at 11:00 a.m., with Pastor Randy Elftman o

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