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Wilma Baumann, 88, of Pekin, IN passed away Wednesday March 24, 2021 at
the Villages of Historic Silvercrest. She was born August 20, 1932 to Donovan
(Gladys) Rickard and Evelyn (Galen) Terrell.
Wilma was a strong Christian woman and attended the Pekin Church of Christ.
She loved gardening and enjoyed her flowers and the vegetables harvested
there. She was an avid reader and loved to paint. She was employed by the
Pekin Post Office for more than 30 years. A long time resident of Pekin, Wilma
was active with the Pekin Historical Society. She especially loved spending time
with her grandchildren and family.
Wilma was a devoted wife, wonderful mother, sister and friend. She will be
deeply missed by all who knew and loved her warm smile, generous spirit and
She is survived by her children Barry Baumann, Teresa Cusick (Bill), Patti
Motsinger (Mike) and Rick Baumann (Wendy); grandchildren Chad, Melissa,
Jennifer, Aaron, Jacqueline, River and Skyler and great grandchildren Rex,
Barrett and Stella. Also surviving her are brothers Ivan, Ronald and Tim Rickard
and Reggie Terrell, sisters Donna Huffines, Donetta Phillips, Beth Brown, Sherry
Starrett, Deana Green, Linda Rexroat and Maurita Green. She is also survived
by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband ,William "Bill" Baumann, to whom she was married 46 years. She was also preceeded in death by her grandson
Ben Motsinger, sisters Carolyn Marshall and June Freels and brothers Fred
Terrell, Irvin, Roger and Gary Rickard.
Funeral Services were held on March 29th at Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem,
Indiana with interment at Kraft Graceland Memorial Gardens in New Albany,