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James Erwin Baumann
James Erwin Baumann passed to Eternal Life on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at the age of 93. James was the oldest of four sons born at home in West Allis to Erwin and Lydia (Steinke) Baumann. He is survived by two brothers, Dr. Paul (Bethel) and Rev. John (Beverly).
Beloved husband of the late Beatrice “Betty” (nee Kaeppel).
Loving father of Joanna (Randall “RJ” Schuff, James (Jenny Lee), Sharon (Jeff) Tefelske and William (Rita).
Loving grandfather of Yeoun Soo (Michael) Varley, John, Angela (Richard) Becker, Christopher (Stephanie), Korinne (Morgan) Sack, Matthew (Danielle), Eleanor (Fletcher) Moulton. Samantha (Daniel Stanley), Timothy and Jared (Cassidy) and 13 great-grandchildren.
Also survived by 47 nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.
We are so proud of his service and patriotism for our country, working bravely as a first responder: firefighter and paramedic on the rescue squad, his devotion to God and church family and his family and friends.
Donations can be given to his two church homes:
Apostle Presbyterian Church
1509 S 76th Street
West Allis, WI 53214
Community Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 159
Lac du Flambeau, WI 54538
Bevsek-Verbick Funeral Home, 10210 Est Lincoln Ave., West Allis. WI 53227. 414-546-4342, www.bvfh.net
Interment Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery.