PAYNE – Theresa M. Baumle, age 94, passed away on Thursday, November 18 at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Fort Wayne.

Theresa was born on Nov. 11, 1927 to the late John and Anna (Schall) Linder in Payne. On Jan. 21, 1950, Theresa married Harold Baumle, who preceded her in death on Sept. 30, 2003. Theresa was a devoted wife and mother who spent her life providing a loving home for her family. She was one of the oldest members of Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, Payne formerly St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

She is survived by sons: Roman (Kylee) Baumle, Haviland; Steven (Judy) Baumle, Middlepoint; Jerry (Kathy) Baumle, Payne; Victor Baumle, Payne; Curt Baumle, Woodburn, Indiana; daughters: Karen (Mark) Bennett, Payne; Joan (Clem) Moser, Reading, Michigan; Jean (Bob) Porter, Lodi, Wisconsin; Jan (Rick) Smith, Paulding; Angela (Steve) Bidlack, Payne; brother, Maurice (Violet) Linder, Ft. Wayne; 24 grandchildren and 60 great-grandchildren.

Theresa was also preceded in death by sisters: Genevieve Wilson, Catherine Gonya, Marie Linder, Rita Linder, Rosemary Perrine, Josephine Huguenard, Sister Jean Linder, Sister Helen Linder; brother, James Linder; granddaughter, Katie Baumle; grandson, Kirk Porter.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, November 24, 2021 at Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, Payne, with Father Austin Ammanitti officiating. Burial will be at St. John the Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Theresa’s name to masses or Divine Mercy Catholic Parish, Payne – Maintenance Fund, 203 W Townline St., Payne, Ohio 45880.

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