A Celebration of Life visitation for Irma Faye Fine, 90, Baldwin City, will be from 2-4 pm Sunday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial is scheduled for 11 am Monday at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Mrs. Fine died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Baldwin Healthcare & Rehab in Baldwin City.
She was born Aug. 15, 1923, in Baldwin City, the daughter of Elmer W. and Jennie Johnson Hallmark. She graduated from Wellsville High School. Irma began working at Allen Press, and later worked in printing services at the University of Kansas for more than 20 years. She was a founding member of the Assembly of God Church in Baldwin City, and an active member of the Salvation Army Women’s Ministry Group in Lawrence. Irma enjoyed reading.
She married Jack Eugene Fine. He preceded her in death, as did her parents, a son, Howard Davenport Jr., a daughter, Glenda Bowlby, a step son, Warren Fine, and a brother, Leslie Hallmark.
Survivors include two daughters, Carol Taylor, Lawrence, and Becky Jo Rich and husband Larry, Hartford; two sons, Jay Hamilton Fine and wife Sherry, Wichita, and Richard Davenport, Louisburg; a step daughter, Rita Fine, Lawrence; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Hallmark, McAllen, Tex.; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Friends may call from 9 am to 8 pm Sunday at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Salvation Army Red Kettle Fund, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044.
Messages & Condolences
I just wanted to send our condolences the family on the passing of there loved one and especially to our friend Carol Taylor.
I will miss Irma, I lived at Babcock when she was there. She was such a sweet lady and so helpful if anyone needed anything she was there
Carol, you and your family have my deep Condolences, She was a special Lady.
We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Erma’s passing. We would like to send our condolences to the immediate family during this difficult time. Blessings to you all.
My condolences to the family. My prayers are with you at this time. I am Jack and Irma’s niece (Wilma Fine McClain’s daughter).
We will miss Irma. She was a special lady and a wonderful stepmother.
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