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Donna B. Bauman, 91

Oct 6, 2019

Donna B. Bauman

Blue Earth Donna Bea Bauman, age 91, of Blue Earth, died Friday Sept. 27, 2019 at Parker Oaks in Winnebago. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at Hope United Methodist Church in Blue Earth, with Pastor Russ Jacobsen officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church.

Donna Bea was born Sept. 11, 1928 in Huntley, the daughter of James and Berniece (Craven) Bales. She was married to Ervin “Barney” Bauman at the Huntley Baptist Church on Sept. 16, 1950. They lived on the family farm east of Blue Earth for many, many years. Donna attended school in Huntley and St. Cloud, and was a member of Hope United Methodist Church.

Donna Bea is survived by her two daughters, Julie (Bob) Goodrie, of Citrus Springs, Florida, and Karla (Bruce) Brenckman, of Maple Grove; granddaughter, Katie (Ryan) Hughes, of Duluth; grandsons, Nick (Ari) Brenckman, of Minneapolis, and Alex Brenckman, of Bloomington; great-grandchildren, Mason Hughes and Berit Hughes; as well as Nick’s soon-to-be born baby son; her sister-in-law, Marge (Robert) Hill; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ervin; her son, Kurt; and her parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Donna’s name to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society would be appreciated.