William E. BaumertAugust 26, 2017
William E. Baumert, 87, of Fort Wayne, Indiana formerly of Payne, Ohio passed away Saturday, August 26, 2017.
Bill was born in Jackson Twp, Indiana on December 5, 1929, a son of the late Minerva (Louden) and Carl William Baumert.
Bill was a farmer who also worked at Freuhauf. He was a great woodworker, having made most of the crosses at St. James Lutheran Church. He always enjoyed cheering for the Chicago Cubs and Indiana University Basketball, hunting, fishing, camping and bowling. He was a member of Monroeville Conservation Club & St James Lutheran Church where he was a Deacon, an Elder & Junior Elder.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, June (nee Pflueger) whom he married Aug. 19, 1950; children Michael (Deborah), Larry (Karen), Gregory (Karen) Bamuert & Nannette (Stanley) Hegerfeld; grandchildren, Ben, Matt, Corey, Derek, William & Andrew Baumert, Amy Gutshall, Ashley Rumple & Abby Hegerfeld & 25 great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his siblings, Doris Doty, Helen Dilling McNeal, Charles & Leroy "Whitey" and lifelong friend, Maurice Brady.
Service is Thursday, 11 am, with viewing one hour prior at St James Lutheran Church, 511 W. Townline, Payne, Ohio.
Viewing is also Wednesday, 2-4 & 6-8 pm at St. James Lutheran Church.
He be laid to rest at Lehman Cemetery.
Memorials are to St James Lutheran Church, 511 W. Townline, Payne, Ohio 45880.
Fond memories may be shared at www.dooleyfuneralhome.com
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