Obituary: David R. Baumann

David R. Baumann, 68, of Newton died on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016, at the Newton Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 3, 1948, in Newton to Frances E. (Warr) and John F. Baumann.

David enjoyed hunting and fishing, along with spending time with his family.

He enlisted into the U.S. Navy on March 22, 1968, in Wichita, and separated on Sept. 29,1969, in Birmington, Wash.

Upon his return to the Newton community, David was employed for the Wichita School District No. 259 as a supervisor for the garage department. He retired in November 2007 after 27 years of service. David was a member of the local V.F.W. No. 971 and the American Legion Post No. 2, both of Newton. Preceding him in death were his parents and two brothers, Chris and Herman Baumann.

Survivors include his son, John Baumann, and grandson, Christopher Baumann, Newton; daughter Amanda and Tracy Winter, Ocean City, Md.;grandchildren Zoe, Sydney and Bodhi; brother Bradley and wife Laura Baumann, Newton; four nieces; and one nephew.

A memorial service will be at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at the American Legion Post No. 2, Newton.

There will be no burial at this time, since cremation has been effected. Memorial donations can be made to the donor’s choice in David’s name, and sent to in care of Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, 120 E. Broadway, Newton, KS 67114.

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