Lois Ruth Baumann

Hendersonville, North Carolina

1935 - 2018


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Our mom, Lois Ruth Elmgren Baumann was born on March 11, 1935, in Neenah, WI, the only child of Clarence and Georgia (née McCray) Elmgren. She passed away on January 29, 2018 at Carolina Village Medical Center. As a young child she was diagnosed with rheumatic fever and placed on bed rest for...

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Lois was another line for me to Madison through newspaper articles; a delightful partner and opponent at the bridge table; and a good friend. I will miss her! Prayers for the family offered. Jory Wilke

Thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Chris and Family,
So glad I got to spend time with Lois fall 2016. We had a great evening discussing politics, sharing Bedouin Badger times, and eating "Carolina Village take out" which happened to have bratwurst and sauerkraut on the menu that night! Well, we were missing Bert and Duane but we had plenty of laughter and stories. I shared in the Girl Scout time there too, doing crafts at six camp outs on the beach. Still have the commemorative shirt with "5" on...

I met Lois and Bert several years after their arrival in Hendersonville. Unfortunately, I lost touch with her several years ago but I always enjoyed visiting with her. She was a sweet wonderful soul. Prayers for each of you as you begin your journey in life with your wonderful memories.

Tom and I will be forever indebted to Lois and Bert. They were the couple who met us at the Dhahran airport on November 13,1971. The very next day when Tom came home for lunch I was ready to pack our bags and depart on the next flight. My welcome lady shared every thing rhat was depressing about Dhahran, the barbed-wire fence, the mortuary, and everything that was out of stock at the Commissary. Tom went back to work, found Bert and said, "we have to do something or we are...

Dearest Lois,
You left us far too soon. Where am I going to discuss my politics or ask how to spell a certain word?
My thanks to you for your help in our operetta productions in Saudi Arabia. I smile every time I think about your crawling across the stage to be sure the sailboat went across.
You showed me how you organized your kitchen but I never did achieve your skill. I am still trying.
And those menus you typed up for our visits! I will always remember...