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2015 November 10: Idabelle Kauffman

Idabelle Kauffman, 85, of Springfield, IL died at 12:42 pm, Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born December 21, 1929 in Chambersburg, to Floyd and Mahala Irving Kleinlein. She married Harold W. Kauffman on August 1, 1951 and he preceded her in death on September 23, 1997.

Survivors include two sons, Brad (Becky) Kauffman of Rochester and Brion (Denise) Kauffman of Springfield; ten grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; two sisters, Betty “Bessie” Rigg and Eva “Pinky” Pruden and one brother, Bud Kleinlein.

Idabella was a charter member of Lakeside Christian Church. She enjoyed walking around and caring for her neighborhood. She was a homemaker and also worked at Osco Drug as an office clerk. She volunteered for many years at both Lewis Memorial Christian Village and Memorial Medical Center.

Memorial Gathering: The family will host a memorial gathering from 4-7 pm, Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Lakeside Christian Church. Memorial Service: A family hosted memorial service will be held at 10 am Friday, November 13, 2015, at Lakeside Christian Church with Pastor Jay Brooks officiating.

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