Dorothy C Baumann

Dorothy C. Baumann, 90, of Monticello, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018, at the Monticello Nursing & Rehab Center.


Visitation will be held from 9 – 10:30 am Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, at the Peace United Church of Christ in Monticello where a funeral service will commence at 10:30 am.  Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery.  Mike Cleeton will officiate at the service.  


Dorothy Baumann was born at home, in Wayne Township, Jones County on August 25, 1928, the daughter of John Henry and Hattie (Heiken) Hinrichs. She attended Wayne #5 school and graduated from Monticello High School in 1947.  Following graduation, she worked at The Monticello State Bank.


On October 24, 1950, she was united in marriage to William Baumann at Wayne Zion Lutheran Church.  To this union were born 3 children: James of Cedar Rapids, Sharon of Dubuque, and Carol of Monticello.


She and William visited the 48 contiguous states, and many places in Canada.  She assembled scrapbooks of their travels and made many photo albums. She loved to garden, taught Sunday School and was Treasurer of Peace Church for many years.


She is survived by her children, 4 grandchildren: Joe of Coralville, Lucas of Houston, TX, Jared of Nevada, Iowa and Diva Emery of Chicago, IL, two great grandchildren: Violet and Oliver Baumann of Coralville.


She was preceded in death by her husband, William, her parents; 4 siblings: Wilbur (Betty), Raymond, Paul, and Edna Hinrichs; and in-laws: Ed (Leona) Stiffler, John (Bernice) Stiffler and Louise (Vernon) Null.


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