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Melvin Lloyd Baines
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1918
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 2003
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Melvin L. Baines, 85, of Springfield, formerly of Virden, died Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, at Heritage Manor. He was born March 8, 1918, in McVey, the son of Fred and Callie King Baines. He married Louise Olive Landis in 1942; she died in 1970. He later married Joyce Tomaski-Molitoris; she died in 2000. Mr. Baines was employed by Operators and Engineers Union Local 965. He was a member of Loami Baptist Church in Loami, a former member of Virden and Springfield VFW and the Eagles Club in Springfield. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. Survivors: a son, Carl L. (wife, Jane) Baines of Bloomington; two stepsons, Randy (wife, Sandy) Molitoris of Kenny and Dr. Bruce (wife, Karen) Molitoris of Indianapolis; two daughters, Diana (husband, Craig) Ovington of Thayer and Kay (husband, Steve) Butler of Vancouver, Wash.; a stepdaughter, Jane (husband, Jim) Connely of Springfield; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Lee (wife, Florence) Baines of Virden; three sisters, Marciele Steiner of Carlinville, Virginia Jones of Auburn and Velda McNew of Litchfield; and several nieces and nephews. Services: 11 a.m. Thursday, Thayer United Methodist Church, Thayer, the Rev. Bill Woodruff officiating. Burial: Auburn Cemetery. Calvert and Ferry Funeral Home in Virden is in charge of arrangements. 
Family links: 
  Frederick Isaac Baines (1886 - 1967)
  Callie Blanche King Baines (1890 - 1983)
  Louise Olive Landis Baines (1916 - 1970)*
  Stewart A Baines (1910 - 1988)*
  Velda Louise Baines McNew (1911 - 2012)*
  Frederick Isaac Baines (1914 - 1992)*
  Melvin Lloyd Baines (1918 - 2003)
  Marcille Baines Steiner (1920 - 2010)*
  Edwin Baines (1922 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Auburn Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Oct 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7992848
Melvin Lloyd Baines
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Melvin Lloyd Baines
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Melvin Lloyd Baines
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