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Arnold "Arnie" Baumann

July 3, 1942 ~ November 16, 2021 (age 79)


Arnold S. “Arnie” Baumann Jr., 79, Weston, died Tuesday November 16, 2021, at home under the care of his family and Heartland Hospice.


He was born July 3, 1942, in Wausau, son of the late Arnold Sr. and Pauline (Rosentreter) Baumann. On November 5, 1988, he married Rebecca Klinner at Mount Olive Lutheran Church. She preceded him in death December 31, 2003.


Prior to his retirement, Arnie was a longtime employee of the Marathon County Highway Department. After his “retirement” Arnie was employed with the town of Weston a town supervisor, recently retiring “again”.  Arnie was involved at his church, St. John Lutheran as an Elder and in various other capacities through the years. Among his favorite pastimes he enjoyed yardwork and gardening.


Survivors include two children, Haley (Jesse) Anderson, Athens, Jordan Baumann, Weston; three grandchildren, Keagan, Rebekah and Colton; two brothers, Hilmar (Rosemary) Baumann, Wausau, Harlan (Phyllis) Baumann, Weston; two sisters, Diana (Gary) Rux, Ringle, Sondra Radtke, Rib Mountain; Mother-in-law, Vivian Klinner, Wausau; sister-in-law, Tammy Klinner; his significant other, Kitty Geringer; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Besides his parents and wife, Becky, he was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, Ronald & Dianna Baumann and a brother-in-law, Ed Radtke.


Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday November 22, 2021, at St. John Lutheran Church,164923 County Road Z, Wausau. Rev. John Stransky will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church. Visitation will begin on Monday at 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to St. John Lutheran Church.


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November 21, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. John Lutheran Church (Easton)
164923 County Road Z
Wausau, WI 54403

Funeral Service
November 22, 2021

11:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church (Easton)
164923 County Road Z
Wausau, WI 54403

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