Floyd Baumann was area history buff
Memorial services for Floyd E. Baumann, 83, of Selby, were held Monday, March 18, 2013, at St. John Lutheran Church in Selby.
Inurnment was at Selby Memorial Gardens Cemetery under the direction of Kesling Funeral Home of Mobridge.
Floyd passed away March 12, 2013, at Selby Good Samaritan Center.
Floyd E. Baumann was born Aug. 9, 1929, to Emanuel and Mrytle (Anderson) Baumann in the Lowry area. He attended Southeast Surrey country school until 1944 when the family moved to Selby. He then attended the Selby school.
Floyd married Delores Hosek on June 23, 1949, in Platte, where he was employed by the railroad and did construction work. His job then took the family to Selby and Milbank. The family returned to Selby in 1959. He worked construction until his retirement in 1990, and then returned to Selby.
Floyd married Elva (Rossow) Aman on March 3, 1995, in Green Valley, Ariz. They resided in Selby and in January of 2013, Floyd and Elva entered the Selby Good Samaritan Center.
Floyd was a history buff of the area and enjoyed fishing, hunting and reading. He also enjoyed his model train, gardening and canning. He loved attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and their other activities.
Floyd was a member of St. John Lutheran Church and also belonged to the Selby Lions Club.
He is survived by his wife, Elva of Selby; children, Kathy Baumann of Oakes, N.D., Roger (Patti) Baumann of Selby, and Diane (Curt) Rawstern of Selby; daughter-in-law, Cyndi Baumann of Omaha, Neb.; step-daughter, Patsy (Emery) Visto of Oakes; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ardelle Lewis of Minneapolis, Minn., Ardyth Peterson of Selby, and Sharon Schaefbauer of Pierre; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Floyd was preceded in death by one son, Floyd W. Baumann, his parents, two sisters, four brothers-in-law, one grandson, two great-grandchildren and two step-daughters.