Monday, January 5, 2015


AGE:  73


ADDRESS:  W 6842 Highway 64, Town of Medford, WI 54451


PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Aspirus Care & Rehab, Medford, Sunday January 4, 2014, 8:20 AM.


TIME & PLACE OF SERVICE:  11:30 AM, Friday January 9, 2014 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford.


OFFICIATING:  Father Gerard Willger


VISITATION:  9:30 – 11:30 AM, Friday January 9, 2014 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford.


DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 8, 1941, Medford, WI.


EDUCATION: Graduated from Medford Area Senior High.


MARRIAGE: David married Nancy Ross and they were later divorced.


PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: David was a Mink Rancher, and also farmed, and logged. He retired in 1993. He served as a Director of Central Mink Foods from 1975 – 1990. He was an avid outdoorsmen, enjoying hunting, fishing, camping, and gardening; especially tomatoes. He also enjoyed visiting casinos. He loved spending time with his Grandchildren the most.


MEMBER OF:  Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford, WI.


SURVIVING CHILDREN: Jim Baumgartner of Medford, Ann Schield of Medford, Linda(Craig) Czeshinski of Medford, Jesse (Jolene) Baumgartner of Weston, Jane Grewe of Colby.


GRANDCHILDREN:  Amanda, Emily and Hannah Schield, Derek, Ashley and Christine Czeshinski,

 Blaine, Carly, and Kyle Baumgartner, and Carter Grewe.


SIBLINGS: Pat (Hank) Deml of Medford, JoAnn (Lee) Schuster of Medford, Mike (Cathy) Baumgartner of Wausau, and also many nieces and nephews.


BROTHERS DECEASED: Robert and Jerry Baumgartner



DECEASED FATHER: Francis “Frank” Joseph Baumgartner DECEASED MOTHER:  Frances Rosella Gaab


OTHER INFORMATION:  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of David may be made to the Holy Rosary Catholic School Playground fund.

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