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Baumann, Gordon

Baumann, Gordon

Born in Wausau, Wis., on Nov. 27, 1957

Departed Feb. 10, 2010

Gordon "Gordy" A. Baumann

52, town of Texas, died Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

He was born November 27, 1957 in Wausau, the son of Wilbur and Marilyn (Kittel) Baumann of Merrill. On June 2, 1979, he married Cheryl Asmundsen in Wausau. She preceded him in death on July 24, 2006.

Gordy was a 1976 graduate of Wausau East High School and was currently employed as a superintendent with Ghidorzi Construction Company. Among his many interests, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing pool, snowmobiling and four-wheeling. He also enjoyed many hours driving himself and his family around in his 1976 Trans-am. Gordy was a huge baseball fan and played on leagues for the former Baumann's Bar and the former Country Stadium. He also loved spending time with his family at his friends cottage in Ontonagon, Michigan.

Survivors include his four children, Nicholas (Michelle) Baumann, Mosinee, Jessica (Eric) Pergolski, Little Chicago, Amanda Baumann, Weston and Amber (Charlie) Emerson, Wausau; three grandchildren, Jadden Knetter and Keeley and Kassandra Baumann; his parents, Wilbur and Marilyn Baumann, Merrill; five siblings, Cheryl (Duane) Tietz, Mosinee, Randy (Paul Cybula) Baumann, Merrill, Cindy (Judy Schraufnagel) Baumann, Wausau, Scott (May Khang) Baumann, Rib Mountain and Sheldon (Tina) Baumann, Wausau; his special friend, Ruth Schlitz, Merrill; his father-in-law, Charles "Doug" Asmundsen, Wausau; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cheryl and his mother-in-law, Darlene Asmundsen.

Funeral services will 3:00 p.m. Monday, February 15, 2010 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Wausau. Rev. John Meachen will officiate. Friends may call Sunday from 2:00 until 6:00 p.m. at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, 1302 Sixth Street, Wausau and again on Monday from 2:00 p.m. until time of services at the church.

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