Daniel R. Baumgartner

Daniel R. Baumgartner, 56, of Menomonee Falls, passed away unexpectedly on June 12, 2009.

Daniel was born on Nov. 23, 1952, to Robert J. and Marilyn G. (nee Schatz) Baumgartner in Hartford. He was an adamant hunter, loved to garden and also enjoyed snorkeling in Hawaii. Daniel was a member of the Daniel Boone Conservation League of Richfield.

Daniel is survived by his loving wife and soul mate, Sandra A. (nee Hawke); father of Shawn (Douglas) Jung and Jason. Proud "Papa" of Preston ("PJ," as Dan preferred); his mother, Marilyn; sisters, LuAnn and Karen; brothers, John, Allan (Lori) and Jeffrey (Debra); in-laws, Melvin and Delores Hawke; brother-in-law, Martin (Lisa) Hawke; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Robert, and brother, Lauren.

A funeral service will be on Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at 7 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Howard Kusler officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, June 17, from 4 p.m. until time of service, with full Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.