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Katherine E Schmidt Baum
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1900
Death: Jan. 22, 1972

Funeral servies for Mrs. Andrew Baum, 71, who died Sat. at Ft. Dodge, will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church, Rev. Earnest Pihl officiating. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. The former Katherine Elisabeth Schmidt was born Oct. 22, 1900 at Bloomenfeldt, Russia. She was a long-time resident of Barton and Russell Counties and came with her parents to Milwaukee, WI, at the age of 13. She was married on Oct. 14, 1919 at Union Grove, WI. She and her husband, Andrew Baum, came to Barton Co. in 1921 and to Russell Co. in 1935. They retired from farming in 1959 and established their home in Gorham. Mr. Baum died Oct. 28 of the past year.
Survivors include six sons: Leo of Hoisington; Edward of Topeka; Emil, Pueblo, CO; George, Annaheim, CA; Jake, Torrance, CA; and Kenny, Mt. Orab, OH; and eight daughters; Mrs. Max (Helen) Wolford, Chanute; Mrs. Edwin (Mary) Mermis and Mrs. Don (Hilda) Jacobs, both of Gorham; Mrs. Don (Rosie) Thompson, Washington, MO; Mrs. Gary (Lydia) Kaufman, Gt. Bend; Mrs. Kenneth (Viola) Brown,
Plainville; Mrs. Loy (Josephine) Shreve, Manhattan; and Mrs. Clarence (Margaret) Bissett, Liberal; one sister, Mrs. Emilie Dumler, Hoisington; four brothers, Fred and Alex Schmidt, both of Russell; Gus of Hoisington; and Edgar, Odessa, TX; also 42 grandchildren; 2 gt. grandchildren; one grandson, Dwight Baum, having preceded her in 1968.
Tombstone inscription in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Russell, KS : "Mother, Andrew Baum and Katherine E. Schmidt were united in marriage Oct. 14, 1919" 
Family links: 
  Andrew Baum (1897 - 1971)*
  Emil Julius Baum*
  Mary Katherine Baum Mermis (1921 - 2013)*
  Edward Carl Baum (1924 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery
Russell County
Kansas, USA
Created by: JLF
Record added: Mar 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86527437
Katherine E <i>Schmidt</i> Baum
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Katherine E <i>Schmidt</i> Baum
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