Obit: Downen, LomaJean (1921 - 2010)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Baillies, Downen, Gilmore,
Hamilton, Jones, Wood
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, April 21, 2010, page
Downen, LomaJean (Baillies) (May 9, 1921
- April 12, 2010)
LomaJean (Baillies) Downen, 88, of
Cambria died Monday, April 12, 2010, at the Beaver Dam Community
LomaJean was born May 9, 1921, in
Cambria, the daughter of John Hamilton Jr. and Margaret Ellen (Jones) Baillies. She was a 1939 graduate of Fountain City Business
After college, she worked for the US Army
Corps of Engineers during World War II. She also worked as a court
stenographer, bank cashier and owned and operated Downen Realty
from her home.
She married James Thomas Downen on
May 10 1947, in Cambria.
LomaJean was active with the Girl Scouts
and First Presbyterian Church. She was a member of the Cambria
LomaJean is survived by her children,
Terry Downen of Colby, and Linda Jean Wood of Appleton; and two
She was preceded in death by her parents
and a sister, June Gilmore.
A celebration of life service was held April 16 at the First Presbyterian Church in Cambria. Interment followed in the Cambria Cemetery.
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