Irva Stambaugh

Irva StambaughIrva L. Stambaugh, 86, of Beardstown died April 21, 2012, at Heritage Health in Beardstown.

She was born May 23, 1925, in Cooperstown, a daughter of George C. and Laura Naomi "Rosa" Bunfill Lisenbee. She married Melvin R. Stambaugh on Jan. 28, 1945, in Beardstown. He preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 2002.

She also was preceded in death by two sisters, Alice Lung and Alma Stambaugh; and one great-granddaughter, Lauren Elizabeth Haggerty.

Surviving are her children, Ron Stambaugh of Arenzville, Joe C. (and Cheri) of Beardstown and Naomi A. (and Dave) Roush of Hurdland, Mo.; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She attended Haas Beauty College and worked at George's Beauty Shop in Beardstown.

She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Beardstown where she was the Sunday school secretary for 25 years.

She also helped care for elderly people in the Beardstown and Mount Sterling areas.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown. Burial will be in Bader Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First Southern Baptist Church in Beardstown.

Condolences may sent to www.airsman-hires.com.

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/25/2012

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