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 Hilda L. <I>Vetter</I> Baum

Hilda L. Vetter Baum

Iowa, USA
Death 30 Oct 2012 (aged 98)
Turlock, Stanislaus County, California, USA
Burial Santa Nella, Merced County, California, USA
Plot SECTION C-17 SITE 218
Memorial ID 100128460 · View Source
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The Modesto Bee
November 4, 2012

Hilda L. Baum, 98, of Turlock, California, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Covenant Village Care Center in Turlock. Mrs. Baum was born November 25, 1913, in Iowa, to Karl and Elise Vetter.

Upon completion of her training as an R.N., she joined the American Red Cross. She worked as a nurse in Minnesota and then Chicago. In 1941, Hilda was called into the Army Nurse Corps for five years. She then became a physical therapist for 26 years.

She married Donald W. Baum in 1949. After Don's death she moved to Covenant Village in Turlock in 1991. She also was a member of Monte Vista Chapel in Turlock.

Hilda is survived by her daughters, Dorene Buckles of Concord, Virginia, Mary L. Baum of Santa Rosa, California; son, John D. and daughter-in-law and Paula S. Baum of Fairfield, California; four grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and many friends far and near.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012, 10AM at the Covenant Village Care Center in Turlock.

A private burial will be held at the San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella.

Allen Mortuary in charge of arrangements,




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100128460
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Hilda L. Vetter Baum (25 Nov 1913–30 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100128460, citing San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery, Santa Nella, Merced County, California, USA ; Maintained by Dean (contributor 47277198) .