STERLING, Ill. — Vernon “Babe” Baumgardt, 89, of Sterling, formerly of Chadwick, Ill., died Thursday, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. today at Hope United Methodist Church in Chadwick. Burial will take place in the Chadwick Cemetery in Chadwick.
Military Rites will be accorded by the Chadwick American Legion.
A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service at the church.
Death date: July 4, 2013