Donald Baum

Donald Baum August 12, 1942 March 29, 2014 Donald Baum, of Bellefonte, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at his home. He was born in Altoona on Aug. 12, 1942, a son of the late Frances and Bertha (Evans) Baum. In 1964 he married Donna McIntyre, who survives at home. Don was a graduate of Altoona High and worked in copy machine sales. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the Bellefonte VFW and American Legion, as well as the Bellefonte Bowling League. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed woodworking, but most of all enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and supporting his Pittsburgh Steelers. He was of the Catholic faith. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, John E. (Mary Jo) Hanson, of Altoona, Arthur (Sun Yong) of N.J., Robert Hanson, of Osceola Mills, and Donald (Rebecca) Baum, of Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Geraldine and Barbara; five brothers, Bob, Franklin, Jim, Lou, and Richard; and five grandchildren, Hanna, Amber, Alex, Colton, and J.D. He was preceded in death by his brother John. Service will be private. Online condolences can be made at www.kader-neff.com.


Published in Centre Daily Times on Mar. 30, 2014