Barbara Ann DaumJuly 22, 1927 ~ September 29, 2017 (age 90)
Barbara Ann Daum, age 90, of Yuma, Arizona, formerly of Peotone, IL, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 to be with her Lord Jesus for eternity. She was a graduate of St. Charles High School and received her RN from St. Mary’s Hospital and her Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing with honors from St. Francis College. Barbara was an active member of Immanuel United Church of Christ volunteering as a Summer Bible School teacher and with Women’s Fellowship. For several years she served as a Nursing Home Director in Peotone and Kankakee.
Barbara had a heart of gold which was evidenced by her caring for others despite the fact that both her parents passed away when she was very young. Her aunt Marjorie Howell was her legal guardian. Barbara was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and devout Christian.
She was preceded in death by her parents Ella (Morris) Hunt and George Hunt. She will be reunited with her sweetheart of 62 years, Gerald H. Daum. She is survived by her daughter; Geryl Murray, son; Mark H. Daum and his wife Blanca (Reyes)Daum and three grandsons; Isaac, M. Isaiah and Jacob.
A memorial visitation will be held for Barbara and her husband Gerald Daum on Sunday, October 8th at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Peotone from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., followed by a memorial service at 4:00 p.m., Rev. Dwight Gorbold officiating. A dinner will be served at the church following the 4:00 p.m. memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Youth Fellowship at Immanuel United Church of Christ would be appreciated.