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Linda L. Baer

September 2, 1942 ~ April 10, 2022 (age 79)


Linda L. Baer, 79, of Convoy, passed away at 11:01 p.m., Sunday, April 10, 2022 at The James Cancer Center in Columbus, Ohio.

She was born on September 2, 1942, in Van Wert County, the daughter of the late Harold David  and Cecille Jeanette (Foley) Allison. On October 23, 1965, she married Charles E. Baer who survives in Convoy.

Other family survivors include her son, Troy Baer of Dublin; two brothers, Robert W. (Kay) Allison of Chesapeake Bay, Virginia and Paul D. Allison of Clear Lake, Indiana; two sisters Beverly K. Allison of Convoy and Betty Jo (Malcolm) Banta of Englewood, Florida.

Linda was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Beckie Allison.

Linda had worked at Central Mutual Insurance Company, then worked at the Convoy Bank downtown for 15 years. She retired from Crestview High School as the high school secretary after 15 years. Linda was active member of Convoy United Methodist Church where she was a member of the United Methodist Women and sang in the church choir. She was also a member of the Convoy Community Foundation and the Psi Iota Xi Sorority.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Convoy United Methodist Church with Pastor Bill Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at the Convoy I. O. O. F. Cemetery. Calling hours are 3 - 7 p.m. Friday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert and one hour ahead of services at the church on Saturday.

Preferred memorials are to Convoy United Methodist Church, or the American Cancer Society.

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April 15, 2022

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
April 16, 2022

11:00 AM
Convoy United Methodist Church
207 N. Main Street
Convoy, OH 45832

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