Lowell Everett Baumbach
Date: Tues. June 25, 2019
Time: 4 to 8 PM
Gottenstroeter Funeral Home Chapel, Owensville, Missouri
Date: Wed., June 26, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM
First Baptist Church in Owensville, Missouri
Jefferson Barracks Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri
Memorials may be given to family choice.
Lowell "Grandpa" Everett Baumbach, 87, of Owensville, departed this life on Friday, June 21, 2019 at Harry S. Truman VA Hospital in Columbia, Mo.
He was born on May 10, 1932 in St. Louis, Mo. to Oswald and Ruby (Garrett) Baumbach.
He was united in marriage on April 23, 1955 in St. Louis to Mary Louise Boyd.
He first served his country in the US Navy Reserves and later was drafted into the US Army to which he proudly served during the Korean War from 1953-1955.
He worked at various places as an automotive mechanic including Gasconade County R-II School District bus barn. He also work at several drag strips and drag races. He enjoyed coaching his son's baseball team. In his leisure time, he enjoyed watching high school baseball games and spending time with his family. He enjoyed camping and fishing, but most of all playing bottle caps and pitching horseshoes. He threw horseshoes in the fairs around the area for years until his health kept him from playing. He was most grateful that his whole family including his son, son-in-law, and grand-kids pitched horseshoes together. He was known by many others as Grandpa or Pop.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ozzie and Ruby Baumbach; brother, Floyd Baumbach; son, Ricky Baumbach in infancy; and grandson, William "Scooter" Gauer.
His survivors include his wife, Mary Louise Baumbach of the home; two daughters, Vickey Rose and husband Robert of New Florence, Mo., Rebecca Joers and husband Ricky of Gerald, one son, Douglas Baumbach and wife Brenda of Cuba; sister, Vivian "Susie" Farris of Pevely, Mo.; seven sisters-in-law; ten grandchildren, Khrystal (Gauer) Hagood, Tonya Bergesch, Joshua Joers, Amanda Joers, Courtney Baumbach, Ashley (Baumbach) Baldwin, Christopher Baumbach, Drew Baumbach, Jeneen (Rose)Osborne, Valerie Rose; 15 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be Tuesday, June 25 at Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville 4 to 8 PM.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 26 at the First Baptist Church in Owensville at 10 AM with Rev. Kevin Sullivan and Brother Jack Hembree officiating. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks Cemetery in St. Louis with full military honors.