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Albert Ronne Baumann

Albert Ronne Baumann 74, Mission, Texas, formerly of Woodstock, died Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Centegra Hospital – Woodstock.

He was born June 6, 1939, in Fargo, N.D., to Albert and Isabel (Anderson ) Baumann. 

He married Marguerite Fitzgerald.

He graduated from Worsham College in 1987 with a degree in mortuary science.

He was a former partner at Schneider-Leucht,-Merwin, & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock, and was formerly employed at Union Special, Huntley. He was a member and past exalted ruler of the Woodstock Elks. He was a resident of Tropical Valley Acres, Mission Texas, and served as president and member of the board. He also was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Mission. He enjoyed golf and fishing and was an avid White Sox fan. He also enjoyed playing cards with family and friends and solving soduko puzzles. He will be remembered as a great husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife; a son, Kenneth Baumann; a daughter, Kimberly (Jason) Sheckells; a son-in-law, Kevin Simes; six grandchildren, Parker Simes and Jacqueline Simes, Bryan and Stephanie Huffar and Jessica and Alexander Baumann; and a sister, Maryann Baumann.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathryn A. Simes, July 28, 2004, and his parents.

Visitation was July 7 and 8 at Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock. The funeral was July 8 at the funeral home. Inurnment was at Linn-Hebron Cemetery, Hebron. Memorials can be sent to a charity of one’s choosing.

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