Darlene Baumann

Darlene Baumann
Date of Birth: January 17, 1929
Died on: December 07, 2017

Ashley, ND-Funeral service for Darlene Della Baumann, 88, of Ashley will be 11:00 am, Monday, December 11, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church at Ashley. Rev. David Irwin of Salem Reformed Church will officiate.

Burial will be in Ashley City Cemetery.

Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

Darlene died Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Ashley Nursing Home.

Darlene Della Kautz, daughter of Henry and Helen (Diede) Kautz was born south of Danzig January 17, 1929 sharing her mother’s birthday. She attended country school through eighth grade and was the middle daughter of three children.

Darlene was united in marriage to soulmate, Milton Baumann on June 9, 1946. They made their home on the family farm northwest of Ashley parenting three children; Allen, Charlotte and Debra. Darlene helped with all chores on the farm. They raised cattle; stock and milk cows, chickens, had a huge garden and canned the produce. Darlene was a wonderful homemaker, cooking and baking many German dishes, also enjoyed embroidery. Darlene was a very caring mom, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. In 1979, they moved to Ashley but continued farming until 1998 when they had a farm auction. Milton and Darlene worked as custodians at McIntosh County Bank.

Darlene belonged to Women’s Homemakers of Ashley and was a member of Salem Reformed Church. She enjoyed dancing, playing cards and going to casinos. Milton and Darlene celebrated 71 years of marriage.

Darlene will be deeply missed by her husband of 71 years, Milton; son, Allen (Deb Jenner) Baumann of Ashley; daughters, Charlotte (Jerry) Swenson of Minot, ND and Debra (Emile) Paradis of Marietta, GA; nine grandchildren, Tina (Trent) Nasers of Fargo, ND, Todd (Anne) Baumann of Lismore, MN, Janet (Eric) Leonardson of Lisbon, WI, Joleen (Matt) Halstrom of Rushmore, MN, Erick (Michelle) Swenson of San Ramon, CA, Elizabeth (Steve) Holen of Watford City, ND, John (Nikki) Hoffman of Bismarck, ND, Jessica (Chad) Hager of Minneapolis, MN and Melissa (Garett) McCabe of Bismarck, ND; 27 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Florence Marzolf of Aberdeen, SD and Mavis Erlenbusch of Ashley; sister-in-law, Mabel Boschee of Wishek, ND, several nieces, nephews and friends.

Darlene was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Helen Kautz, daughter-in-law, Alice, four brothers-in-law, Ervin, Lloyd, Wilbert and Leon, sister-in-law, Florence and niece, Marsha Erlenbusch.

Rest in God’s arms until we meet again.

Casketbearers will be Trent Nasers, Erick Swenson, Todd Baumann, Eric Leonardson, Steve Holen, John Hoffman, Chad Hager, Matt Halstrom and Garett McCabe.

Carlsen Funeral Home of Ashley has been entrusted with arrangements.

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