Karla Baughman

Karla Anne Baughman, 55, Union, died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at New Haven Care Center, after a battle with stage four liver cancer.

She was born Jan. 26, 1962, to Charles M. and Lulu Mae (Fritzemeyer) Murray, in Quantico, Va.

Karla was a member of First Christian Church of Union. She was a 1980 graduate of Pacific High School and obtained her Associate of Arts degree from East Central College, Union. She was employed as a substitute teacher with Union R-XI School District and also worked directly with children with special needs. She was a historian with Freedom of Road Riders. 

She was preceded in death by mother, Lulu Mae Gaehle; sister, Susan Renee Fritz; and one grandchild in infancy.

She is survived by father, Charles and wife Linda of Greenwood, Ind.; daughters, Bethene Anne Baughman and Brittany Lynn Schroepfer and husband Derrick, all of Union; son, John Kyle Baughman and wife Lauren of California; sister, Donna and husband Archie Batchelor of Owensville; twin sister, Karen and husband Bill Mense of Beaufort; brother, Charles “Chuck” Murray II and wife Julie of Ocala, Fla; and six grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Sept. 30, at the United Church of Christ at Owensville, officiated by Van Lahmeyer and Clyde Zelch.

Memorial contributions suggested to the family for a future scholarship fund.

Cremation services provided by Bell Funeral Home of Pacific.