Eileen Baum died July 3, 2008. She was 85 years old. Her late husband, Archer Baum, was pastor of the Grace Brethren Church of San Diego, Calif.
E. Lee Custer, 92, father of longtime Grace Brethren Pastor Jim Custer, died on July 19, 2008 in Worthington, Ohio. He was born in Martinsburg, W. Va., and worked at Standard Limestone/Martin Marietta Company for 40 years before retiring. He was a founding member of the Rosemont Grace Brethren Church in Martinsburg, W. Va.