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Lawrence M. Baum

July 24, 1949 ~ July 24, 2018 (age 69)

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Lawrence M. “Larry” Baum, 69, of Davenport, Iowa, will be Monday, July 30, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, downtown Davenport. Visitation will be Monday prior to services from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial with military graveside services will be at National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal. Larry died Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at Genesis Medical Center, East Rusholme Street Campus.  

Memorials may be made to the Kings Harvest N.K.A.S., Davenport.  

Lawrence Merwin Baum, was born July 24, 1949 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of Louis M. and Marilyn A. (Morse) Baum. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam.  He married Celia E. Kirby on April 23, 1994. She preceded him in death February 11, 2007.

Larry retired from the Rock Island Arsenal following 32 years of service. 

Survivors include his children; Kevin (Angel) Carr, Thomas "Craig" Carr, and Melissa Carr, all of Davenport; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; his brothers, Gordon (Patricia) Baum, Maryland, and Randall (Judy) Baum, Minneapolis, MN.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Celia.

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