Baumann’s celebrate 60th anniversary

Pastor John K. Baumann and his wife Beverly Carlson Baumann of Lake Mills celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary on Aug. 22 at the Fireside in Fort Atkinson. The two met at Monmouth College in Illinois in 1954 during Beverly’s sophomore year. After Beverly’s junior year she transferred to Northwestern University where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing. After graduating from Monmouth College in 1957 John spent a year in Ethiopia as a volunteer in Mission among the Anuak Tribe. Upon returning John enrolled at Pittsburgh Theologocal Seminary in Pennsylvania. John and and Beverly were then married at the Covenant Methodist Church in Evanston, Illinois. John served churches in Crivitz, Oshkosh and Heartland before retiring, Beverly served as a registered nurse in Illinois, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. They were blessed with a son Stephen, who is head of design for Trek and lives in Oconomowoc with his wife Peggy and son Jack, and their daughter Elizabeth Riggs who is a 5th grade teacher in Sacramento, California with her husband David and their daughter Rebecca.