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Florence Baun Holmes

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  • Name  Florence Baun Holmes 
    Gender  Female 
    Baptism  1923  Embury United Methodist Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    515 South Galena Avenue 
    _UID  1B1D3664A9FB02489BB34D483C71E97AB33E 
    Died  14 Aug 2008  Temecula, Riverside County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Obituary: Freeport Journal-Standard, 14 September 2009
      Florence B. Hill
      Florence Baun Hill of Temecula, Calif., former Freeport resident, passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2008, in Temecula. Born Nov. 9, 1913, in Freeport, she was the only child of Ross and Mary Baun Holmes. Florence attended Freeport High School where she played cornet in the band and was on the honor roll. She worked many years for local insurance companies. After the death of her husband, Robert L. Hill, Florence moved to Temecula in 2002 to live with her son, Gerald "Jerry" and daughter-in-law, Carolyn. She always thought of Freeport as home, but enjoyed many activities with the senior center and sightseeing trips around the southwest, and visits to her family.
      Surviving besides her son and daughter-in-law, are grandsons, Gregory (Linda) Hill of Danville, Calif., and Douglas (Anne) Hill of Paradise Valley, Ariz.; four great-grandchildren; two step grandchildren; and two step great-grandchildren.
      Florence loved to keep in touch with the news of Freeport and was an avid Cubs fan. Thanks to her friends and Gary and Susan Eilders, Robert's nephew and wife of Freeport. Florence attended Hope Lutheran Church in Temecula and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Freeport.
      A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept.17, 2009, at Oakland Cemetery Mausoleum with the Rev. Willis Schwichtenberg officiating.
    Buried 
    Hill, Robert (1919-2002) and Florence B. (nee Holmes)(1913-2008)
    Hill, Robert (1919-2002) and Florence B. (nee Holmes)(1913-2008)
    HILL
    Robert L.
    1919-2002

    Florence B.
    1913-2008

    Oakland Cemetery, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois
    Notes 
    Person ID  I315  Page-Dumroese
    Last Modified  25 Feb 2012 

    Father  Ross Herbert Holmes,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Mary Florence Baun,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F120  Group Sheet

    Family  Robert Frank Louis Hill,   b. 17 Jun 1919, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 2002, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  6 Dec 1937  Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • Shower for Mrs. Robert Hill, Nee Florence Holmes

      Mrs. Morris D. Wallon, of Lancaster, entertained at a variety shower last evening for Mrs. Robert Hill, nee Florence Holmes, whose wedding of last December was recently announced. The gifts were hidden in out-of-the-way places and discovered by armed alarm clocks. Bridge was the planned entertainment of the evening, favors going to Mrs. Lyle Kline, Mrs. Ross Holmes and Mrs. Wayne Hannah. Mrs. Hill receiving the guest prize. A buffet supper was served at 11 o'clock, roses being used in decoration of the dining room.

      The Freeport Journal-Standard, Friday, 17 Jun 1938, p 2, left column

      Mrs. Leroy Kasten Entertains for Mrs. Robert Hill

      Mrs. Leroy Kasten entertained at a shower last night for Mrs. Robert Hill at her home 1032 East Stephenson street. Games and contests were the order of entertainment, prizes going to Mrs. Elmer Hill, Mrs. Archie Schwarze and Miss Marjorie Hill. Mrs. Hill was presented with a handsome chair and table. Supper was served at 11 o'clock at a table prettily decorated with garden flowers.

      The Freeport Journal-Standard, Saturday, 18 Jun 1938, p 2, left column
    Children 
     1. Living
    Family ID  F119  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Address:
    515 South Galena Avenue - 1923 - Embury United Methodist Church, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Dec 1937 - Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Aug 2008 - Temecula, Riverside County, California Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Hills and Hubers at Krape Park
    Hills and Hubers at Krape Park
    L to R: Marjorie Mae (Hill) Eilders, Mabel Margaret (Huber) Kasten, Melvina ("Vine" Huber) Johnson, Gladys Berdella (Huber) Hill, Florence (Holmes) Hill. At Krape Park, Freeport, Illinois. Photo by Robert Frank Louis Hill.

  • Sources 
    1. [S334] Headstone Inscription, HILL. Robert F. 1919-2002; Florence B. 1913-..

    2. [S402] Newspaper: Freeport Journal-Standard, 14 Sep 2009, obituaries. Hill, Florence Baun.
      Florence Baun Hill of Temecula, Calif., former Freeport resident, passed away Friday, Aug. 14, 2008, in Temecula. Born Nov. 9, 1913, in Freeport, she was the only child of Ross and Mary Baun Holmes. Florence attended Freeport High School where she played cornet in the band and was on the honor roll. She worked many years for local insurance companies. After the death of her husband, Robert L. Hill, Florence moved to Temecula in 2002 to live with her son, Gerald "Jerry" and daughter-in-law, Carolyn. She always thought of Freeport as home, but enjoyed many activities with the senior center and sightseeing trips around the southwest, and visits to her family.
      Surviving besides her son and daughter-in-law, are grandsons, Gregory (Linda) Hill of Danville, Calif., and Douglas (Anne) Hill of Paradise Valley, Ariz.; four great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
      Florence loved to keep in touch with the news of Freeport and was an avid Cubs fan. Thanks to her friends and Gary and Susan Eilders, Robert's nephew and wife of Freeport. Florence attended Hope Lutheran Church in Temecula and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Freeport.
      A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, 2009, at Oakland Cemetery Mausoleum with the Rev. Willis Schwichtenberg officiating.

    3. [S402] Newspaper: Freeport Journal-Standard, Friday, 17 Jun 1938, p 2, left column.
      Shower for Mrs. Robert Hill, Nee Florence Holmes

      Mrs. Morris D. Wallon, of Lancaster, entertained at a variety shower last evening for Mrs. Robert Hill, nee Florence Holmes, whose wedding of last December was recently announced. The gifts were hidden in out-of-the-way places and discovered by armed alarm clocks. Bridge was the planned entertainment of the evening, favors going to Mrs. Lyle Kline, Mrs. Ross Holmes and Mrs. Wayne Hannah. Mrs. Hill receiving the guest prize. A buffet supper was served at 11 o'clock, roses being used in decoration of the dining room.

    4. [S402] Newspaper: Freeport Journal-Standard, Saturday, 18 Jun 1938, p 2, left column.
      Mrs. Leroy Kasten Entertains for Mrs. Robert Hill

      Mrs. Leroy Kasten entertained at a shower last night for Mrs. Robert Hill at her home 1032 East Stephenson street. Games and contests were the order of entertainment, prizes going to Mrs. Elmer Hill, Mrs. Archie Schwarze and Miss Marjorie Hill. Mrs. Hill was presented with a handsome chair and table. Supper was served at 11 o'clock at a table prettily decorated with garden flowers.