Philip H. Baumann, 72, of Oostburg, passed away Thursday, April 25, 2013, at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay.

Philip was born Jan. 29, 1941, in Plymouth, to Milton and Verona (Blanke) Baumann. He was a 1959 graduate of Plymouth High School.

On June 17, 1960, he married Charlotte Tenpas in Hingham.

Philip was employed with Kohler Co. for over 30 years until his retirement in 1996. He was also employed for Perlick in Milwaukee from 1959 until 1969.

Philip was a member of Hingham Reformed Church where he served as an elder and catechism teacher.

He was a member of the Kohler Quarter Century Club.

Philip loved spending time with family and friends, woodworking, feeding the birds, spending time on his garden tractor and tending to his yard.

Philip is survived by his wife of 52 years, Charlotte; two daughters, Ann (Brian) Daane and Dawn (Rob) Blok, both of Oostburg; five grandchildren, Aaron (Nicole) Daane, Kenneth Daane, Caryn Daane, Alex (fiancée, Heather) Blok and Jordan Blok; two greatgrandchildren, Mason and Calvin Daane; two sisters, Mary Lou (Lee) Curtiss of Cascade and Charlotte Kallerud of Necedah; motherin law, Marjorie Tenpas of Sheboygan Falls; brothers and sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Philip was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Margie Barts; and father-inlaw, Gordon Tenpas.

Funeral services to celebrate Philip’s life were held Monday morning, April 29, at Hingham Reformed Church with the Rev. Steven J. Bakker officiating. Interment took place in Hingham Cemetery in the town of Lima.

A memorial fund has been established in Philip’s name for Hingham Reformed Church.

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The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is assisting the Baumann family with arrangements.

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