ELKHART - Rudolph Baumhardt, 85 Elkhart, formerly of Mount Pulaski, died at 2:05 a.m. Tuesday (Feb. 7, 2006) at Vonderlieth Living Center.
Service: 10 a.m. Friday at Veail Chapel at Steenbergen Cemetery, Mount Pulaski, with the Rev. Wallace Reifsteck officiating.
Burial: Steenbergen Cemetery, with full military rites to be accorded.
Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Mount Pulaski.
Memorials: Mount Pulaski American Legion Post 447 or the Alzheimer's Association.
Survivors: his wife, Janet Weiser Welch Baumhardt, Elkhart; one daughter, Sandra Wilmert, Lincoln; one son, Gary (Jean) Baumhardt, Normal; one foster daughter, Sharon (Lynn) Neal, Springfield; two stepdaughters, Kathy (Steve) Schilling, Monticello, and Cheryl (David) Culbertson, Geneseo; three stepsons, Brad Welch, Scottsdale, Ariz.; David (Ayten) Welch, Springfield; and Mike (Brenda) Welch, Deltona, Fla.; one sister, Lorene Schrenk, Springfield; 21 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.