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Loren John Robert Bauman

August 18, 1939 July 25, 2020
Loren John Robert Bauman
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Obituary for Loren John Robert Bauman

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Loren John Robert Bauman died peacefully on July 25th, 2020 at the age of 80.

Loren was born on August 18th, 1939 in Pipestone, Minnesota to Virgil and Margaret Bauman. He graduated from Jasper High School and the University of Minnesota School of Agriculture. He married Dorothy Peil on April 23rd, 1960, they just celebrated 60 years together. They began farming in Worthington, MN. He continued to be very passionate about farming his whole life.

Loren served on boards for: Farm Bureau, Consolidated Coop, and the Nobles County Fairboard. Loren was very active in his church First Lutheran in Worthington, where he served as an usher for 60 years and member of church council and other committees. He was a lutefisk cooker for the annual church dinner for many years; and he enjoyed eating it! He loved his family, farm, and watching his grandchildren play sports. He loved the Minnesota Gophers, Twins, and Vikings.

Those he leaves behind to cherish his memory are his wife Dorothy, his daughters: Sonda (Jeff) Tolle of Nevis, MN, Melissa (John) Rickers of Bemidji, MN, a son Daren (Julie) Bauman of Worthington, MN. Six grandchildren, Curtis (Jen) Tolle, Zach and Lauren Rickers, and Kourtney, Tommy, and Stephie Bauman. Two great grandchildren, Cuthrie and Waylon Tolle. His brother Lyle (Arlien) Bauman of Brookings, SD, and sister Rosemary (Robert) Anderson of Tracy, MN.

The family that Loren joins again are his parents and his sister Mary Margaret.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 10:30 a.m. at the First Lutheran Church in Worthington, with Pastor Jeanette McCormick officiating. Burial will be held in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Worthington.

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6:00 PM 7/28/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 7/28/2020 8:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States





10:30 AM 7/29/2020 10:30:00 AM
First Lutheran Church

1200 4th Ave
Worthington, MN 56187

First Lutheran Church
1200 4th Ave Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details


Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

29600 County Highway 35 Worthington 56187 MN
United States

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