James W. Baumann Sr.

Published 1:52 pm Wednesday, April 11, 2007

James W. Baumann Sr, 76, of Picayune, died on Saturday, April 7, 2007 in Biloxi.

Mr. Baumann graduated from West Bend High School in 1947, and then he served 12 years in the United States Air Force. He was a Vietnam Veteran and after his years of active duty he worked in the Pentagon in Washington D.C. as a civilian. He then moved south to enjoy his passion of charting boats and enjoying his work as a boat captain.

He is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Rosario Baumann of Picayune; his son, Jimmy Baumann of Slidell, La.; his daughter, Lisa Devaughan of Washington, DC; his mother, Verna Baumann; his sister, Linda (David) Acheson; his two nieces, Sarah (David) Rand, and Morgan Acheson all of Connecticut; his granddaughter, Barbara Jacque of Washington, DC, and his extended family in Colombia, South America.

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Graveside services will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2007 at 11 a.m. at the Biloxi National Cemetery.

The Riemann family’s Gulf Coast Funeral Home, Three Rivers Road Chapel in Gulfport is in charge of arrangements.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.gulfcoastfh.com.