Obit: Baumann, Rev. Aloysius F. (1910 - 1968)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Baumann, Gassner, Dahlke, Griffin, Freking

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/25/1968

Baumann, Rev. Aloysius F. (4 February 1910 - 16 January 1968)

The Rev. Aloysius F. Baumann, 57, of Greenwood, died January 16, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. He had been ill nice September 30, 1967, when he suffered a heart attack.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, when a concelebrated mass was held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenwood, with Bishop Frederick W. Freking of La Cross officiating.

Services on Saturday were held at 10:00 a.m. from St. Mary’s Catholic Church at Marathon. A nephew, the Rev. Silas Baumann, O.P.M. Cap., officiated. Burial was made in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Marathon.

The Rev. Fr. Baumann, son of Carl J. and Anna (Gassner) Baumann, was born February 4, 1910, in Marathon. He received his education in the St. Mary’s Parochial School there and graduated from St. Norbert’s High School, then conducted by the Norbertine Fathers, West De Pere. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. John’s University at Collegeville, Minn., and attended St. John’s Seminary in Collegeville.

He was ordained by the most Rev. William Griffin at St. Joseph’s Cathedral on May 22, 1937.

Appointments before going to Greenwood were to the following parishes: Holy Trinity, La Crosse; Peter and Paul’s, Wisconsin Rapids; Sacred Heart, Mondovi; St. Joseph’s, Rock Falls; St. Patrick’s, Seneca; St. Mary’s, St. Mary’s Ridge; and St. Mary’s Greenwood, where he came on March 23, 1966.

Surviving him is a brother, Alfred, of Sheboygan, three sisters, Mrs. Joseph (Irene) Dahlke of Wausau, Miss Gertrude Baumann of Athens and Miss Cecelia Baumann of Greenwood.



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