ELLIOT, Iowa -- Joan Baumbach, 70, died Tuesday (May 21, 2002) at the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital in Iowa.
She was born March 1, 1932, to Buck and Augusta (Cozior) McKern in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She attended school in Council Bluffs.
On Aug. 21, 1970, she married Lee Baumbach in Fremont. The couple moved to Elliot in 1988. She worked at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Red Oak, Iowa, a nursery and she was a homemaker.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Fred Baumbach; and one daughter, Mary Ann Waggener.
Survivors include her husband, Lee of Elliot; two sons, Gary Baumbach of Emerson, Iowa and Les and wife, Cindy Baumbach of Coralville, Iowa; two daughters, Becky McCunn of California and Candace Baumbach of Elliot; four sisters, Sharon Hartsfield of Kansas City, Kan.; Donna Ray Vandervort and Ella May Hathaway of California and Betty Arnold of Washington; a cousin-in-law, Howard Baumbach of McCook; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services were May 25, 2002 at Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel with interment at Macedonia Cemetery in Macedonia, Iowa.