Mina Bair

Mina BairMina E. Bair, 104, of Astoria died at 8:02 p.m. March 2, 2010, at Astoria Gardens and Rehab Center.

She was born Nov. 26, 1905, in Fulton County, a daughter of Lewis and Iva Rariden Leonard. She married Carl A. Bair on Sept. 22, 1925, in Canton. He preceded her in death on July 24, 1984.

She also was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Connie Royer; and two sisters, Mary Trone and Ruth Marquis.

Surviving are two sons, Jack (and Grace) Bair of Astoria and Donald (and Carolyn) Bair of Vermont; one daughter, Betty (and Russell) Platt of West Peoria; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was a homemaker.

She attended Astoria United Methodist Church.

Services were held Saturday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria with Rev. Robert Einhouse officiating. Burial was in Astoria Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Astoria Gardens Activity Fund or Hospice Compassus, 1640 N. Henderson, Galesburg, IL 61401.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/10/2010