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Helen Jean MacCallum Bagby
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1925
Will County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 2003
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Helen Jean Bagby, 77, of Petersburg died Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, at Memorial Medical Center. She was born Aug. 16, 1925, in Joliet, the daughter of Samuel and Beatrice Meadmore MacCallum. She married Raleigh G. Bagby in 1950 in Chicago; he died in 1995. Mrs. Bagby earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Illinois State University and a master's degree in elementary education from the University of Illinois. She taught kindergarten in Petersburg schools, retiring after 30 years. She was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Petersburg, Menard County Historical Society and Friends of the Petersburg Public Library. She read to patients at Menard Convalescent Center. She was board secretary for the Edgar Lee Masters Historical Home, a Cub Scouts den mother and a former member of the ROTC. She was a member and supporter of the PORTA band and athletic booster clubs. Survivors: two sons, Raleigh (wife, Annie) Bagby of Cleark Lake, Iowa, and Derek (wife, Michelle) BHagby of Petersburg; two daughters, Lawain (husband, Nick) Miller of Simpson and Lorrie (husband, Ed) Durbin of Decatur; eight grandchildren; a great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Peter Catholic Church, Petersburg, Monsignor Carl Kemme officiating. Burial: Calvary Cemetery, Petersburg. Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg is in charge of arrangements. 
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  Raleigh Gavin Bagby (1923 - 1995)
Calvary Cemetery
Menard County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Lillie Riney
Record added: Aug 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7774606
Helen Jean <i>MacCallum</i> Bagby
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