Frank Bauman, age 93, of Kadoka, S.D., died on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at the Kadoka Nursing Home.
A burial service will be held at 3 p.m. MDT on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21, at the Bauman Family Cemetery (Frankie’s Cabin). A meal will follow at 5 p.m. All family and friends are welcome.
Frank George Bauman was born November 15, 1925, to Frank and Susie Bauman in Pierre. Frank grew up on the Bauman ranch east of Long Valley. He attended school at Plainview School then at Wanamaker School. He graduated from Kadoka High School in 1944.
Frank was united in marriage to Myrth Humphrey on November 17, 1945. After their marriage they moved to the Bauman Ranch near Frank’s parents where they lived until moving into Kadoka in 1992.
Frank accepted the Lord as his Savior in 1953. He and Myrth were very dedicated in training their children in the ways of the Lord. They attended Norris Union Sunday School for many years while living on the ranch. After moving to Kadoka, they both joined the Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include children Jo (Gene) Christensen, Kadoka; daughter-in-law Sandi (Dave) Bauman Stephenson, Torrington, Wyo.; Carl (Suzie) Bauman, Kadoka; Vicki (John) Healy, Mitchell; Susan (Dean) Smith, Hampton, Iowa; Larry Bauman, Kadoka; John (Judy) Bauman, Long Valley; and Scott (Marty) Bauman, Long Valley; 26 grandchildren; 70 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; one sister Shirley Phillips, Henderson, Nev.; and a host of relatives and friends.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife Myrth, son David Frank, and two great-granddaughters, Aubrey Chambers and Faith Smith.
A memorial is established to the Kadoka Nursing Home and the Kadoka Ambulance.
Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Kadoka.