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Mr. Elvin Joseph Baum, age 86, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, February 3, 2018 in Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born on April 15, 1931 in Elyria, Nebraska, the son of William A. and Mary (Gregoroski) Baum.

Elvin was retired from the U.S. Postal Service as a letter carrier; and later continued to farm, which he enjoyed.

Elvin was united in marriage on June 24, 1952, to his bride of 65 years, Freda Maxine Houston.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Evelyn Marie Nell.

Elvin is survived by his wife, Freda; a son and his wife, James and Terry Baum; a grandchild and his wife, Daniel and Jessica Baum; a great grandchild, Reese Baum; two brothers, Ernest and Harold Baum; and numerous other extended family and friends.

A visitation will be held from 11 to 12 noon, with the memorial service beginning at 12 noon, on Saturday, February 24, 2018, in Meadors Funeral Home, Clever, Missouri. Burial will follow the service in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Clever. Family and friends may share online condolences on this website, at

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