Born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Oct 19, 1927
Died on Apr 11, 2017 and resided in Green Bay, Wisconsin
Donald T. (Don) Baumgart, 89, Green Bay, passed away April 11, 2017, at a local hospital. Don was born October 19, 1927, in Green Bay, son of the late Antone and Ora (Boerschinger) Baumgart. He married Eloise Baumgart on April 16, 1948, and she preceded him in death. Don worked construction on his own and with his brother (Ken Baumgart Construction). He retired as a Captain for the Brown County Sheriff Department.
Survivors include his daughters, Yvonne M. DeVos and her life partner, Jim Laabs, Green Bay, Cheryl A. (Michael) Haedt, Green Bay, Joanne M. (George) Schellgell, Land of Lakes, WI, and Julie A. Baumgart; sons, David Baumgart and his life partner, Viki Appleby, Green Bay, and Steven Baumgart and his life partner, Lisa Simolon, Sobieski; 6 grandchildren: Pam DeVos, Bobbie (Michael) Wellens, Andrea Haedt-Mendoza, Lori (Eric) Ahlgrem, Christopher (Allison) Haedt, and Jason (Rachel) Haedt; 10 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Gen Baumgart; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, Don was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Tony, Ken and Robert (Bob); sister, Shirley Gebhart; brothers-in-law, Donald Ferrier and Jerry Gebhardt; and sisters-in-law, Marge Baumgart, Marcy Baumgart, and Janice Baumgart.
Per Don’s wishes, a private family service was held. Proko-Wall Funeral Home and Crematory assisted Don’s family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.prokowall.com.
The family would like to give a very special thanks to Brittany Gross for her loving care of Donald and Julie.