Evangeline Louise Baumann, of Wausau, passed away peacefully at Aspirus Wausau Hospital on September 1, 2022 with family by her side. She was 86.
Evangeline was born in Wausau on March 29, 1936, to parents Arthur and Adela (Heise) Seehafer. She was baptized and attended school at Zion Lutheran Church. She was a hard and dedicated worker at the battery shop. She married Herman Baumann and together they worked on their farm. Evangeline loved gardening and had two big gardens at home that she tended. She enjoyed watching wildlife of all kinds- especially birds, deer, and turkeys. She was a devoted Brett Favre fan. She wasn’t just a mom, but she was a friend and is dearly missed.
Evangeline is survived by her children Janice Nitzsche, Karen (Mark Trapp) Baumann, and Jerry Baumann; son-in-law Harry Burgoyne; grandchildren Jason Nitzsche, Jenny (Andy) Wegner, Dan (Emily) Baumann, and Amy (Tyler) Martin; great-grandchildren Evangeline Nitzsche, Mallory Baumann, and Garrett Baumann; feline companion Carly; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Herman; children Nancy Burgoyne and Larry Baumann; two brothers and five sisters.
A memorial service will take place Friday, September 16, 2022, at 5:00 pm at Zion Lutheran Church, 709 N. 6th Street, Wausau with a visitation beginning at 3:00 pm. Brainard Funeral Home- Wausau Chapel is assisting the family.