Walter W. Baumgart

BAUMGART, Walter W. Oct 13, 1918 – Feb 11, 2014 Born in Forest Park, Illinois, Wally went to work for Western Electric at the Hawthorne Works at the ripe age of fourteen. He served his country in WWII from 1944-1946 and married his bride “Elly” two years after being honorably discharged. Wally and Ellen lived in the Chicago area until 1957 when Western Electric brought him to Omaha. He would always say, “Omaha is a great place to raise a family” and that is exactly what he did. Wally was preceded in death by Ellen in 2009 and is survived by his brother, Herb Baumgart; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Tom Gilmore; sons and daughters-in-law, Wayne and Julie Baumgart, Jerry and Barbara Baumgart; 8 grandchildren: Kelly, Jamie, Rachel, Jessica, Andy, Matthew, Justin and John; and 4 great-grandchildren: Ashlynn, Meredith, Emilie and Kirsten. The family will receive friends Friday, February 14th from 6pm to 8pm at the West Center Chapel. Graveside Service Saturday, February 15th at 10:30am at Evergreen Memorial Park with military rites by American Legion Post #1. MEMORIAL SERVICE Saturday, 1pm, Calvary Lutheran Church, 2941 N. 80 St. Memorials are suggested to Disabled American Veterans or Calvary Lutheran Church.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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