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Loretta A. Baucom Obituary

July 21, 2021

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MACOMB, IL – Funeral services for retired Western Illinois University Building Service Worker Loretta A. Baucom, of Macomb, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 24, at St. Paul's Church in Macomb. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, July 23, at Dodsworth-Piper-Wallen Funeral Home.

Baucom passed away Tuesday, July 20 in Macomb.

She is survived by her husband, Roger; one daughter, Rebecca Hoyt; one step-son, Greg Baucom; four grandchildren; one great-grandson, Maddox; and two brothers.

Baucom began working at WIU in July 1980, retiring after 31 years of service.

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