Peacefully passed away at Palmerston Hospital on Sunday, February 3, 2019, at the age of 91 years. Beloved husband of Elsie (Martin) Bauman for 66 years. Loving father of Erla and Richard Weber of West Montrose, Agnes and Murray Bauman of Drayton, Doris and Elmer Frey of Drayton, and Fern and Stephen Martin of Elmira. Fondly remembered by 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren, and brother-in-law Melvin Cook. Predeceased by his parents Angus and Leah (Bauman) Bauman, a great-grandson, siblings Ephraim Bauman, Rebecca and Aden Martin, Andrew and Sarah Bauman, Philip Bauman, Rufus and Magdalena Bauman, and Elizabeth Cook. The family received relatives and friends on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 6-8:30 p.m., and will receive on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from 2-6 p.m. at Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira. A private family service will be held at his home on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9 a.m., then to Goshen Mennonite Meeting House for burial and public service.
Established in 1905 by Christian Dreisinger, the Dreisinger Funeral Home has been committed to serving Elmira and surrounding area with the care and attention only an independent family funeral home can provide.