Farming Rural 17

Barbara Jean Baumann

October 4, 1940 ~ March 12, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

Barbara J. Baumann, age 80, of Wausau passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 at Mt. View Care Center– Gardenside Crossing.

Barbara was born in Wausau on October 4, 1940 to Walter and Florence (Haack) Grob.  She graduated from Wausau High School in 1959 and went to work briefly at Employers Insurance.  She married Donald Baumann on October 21, 1961 and together they bought the family farm, raised 3 children and continued farming until 2006.

Barb enjoyed bowling and card club with friends and was active in church and ladies aid until dementia took over.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and was always there to lend a helping hand.  She will truly be missed. 

She is survived by her children Lori (Jeff) Braatz, Merrill, Donna Baumann, and Scott (Tonya) Baumann, Wausau; grandchildren Josh Braatz, Jessie Geurink and her children Zoe and Charlie, Sean Baumann, Seth (Allie) Baumann and their son Jackson, and  Max Baumann; brother Jim (Teri) Grob, Appleton and sister Suzanne Grob; brother and sister-in-law Wallace (Barbara) Hohn, Sheboygan, brother-in-law Edward Hahn, Mosinee; and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald, and sister-in-law Sharon Hahn.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 19, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 4103 N. 69th St., Wausau, WI .  The Rev. Russell Kampfer will officiate.  Burial will take place at Mechanics Ridge Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at the church on Friday. 

Helke Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Online condolences may be given at www.helke.com.  The funeral service will also be recorded and can be viewed at a later date by visiting Helke’s website.

The family would like to thank the staff at Mt. View Care Center – Gardenside Crossing for the love and care provided to Barb for the past 3 years.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
March 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church - Town of Wausau
4103 North 69th Street
Wausau, WI 54403

Funeral Service
Friday
March 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church - Town of Wausau
4103 North 69th Street
Wausau, WI 54403

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