William “Bill” Donald Baumgartner, 97, of Mitchell, SD transitioned from this life to his eternal home with Jesus Christ, Tuesday, October 18. 2022 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital. A Celebration of Life will take place at the Will Funeral Chapel in Mitchell, SD on November 5, 2022, officiated by Pastor Daniel Grimmer of Zion Lutheran Church. It will begin with a processional departing from Will Funeral Chapel at 12:30 pm to the Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery. Burial will be at 1:00 PM with military honors. Going back to the funeral home, the celebration will take place at 2:00 pm followed by a time of fellowship with family and friends.
Bill is survived by his wife, Bernice, a brother, Howard Baumgartner of Bloomington, MN, his 4 children: Laurel (Randy) Hartwig of Mitchell; Marion (Ron) Barron of Dallas, TX; David Baumgartner of Holden, MA; and Daniel (Sonja VanGuilder) Baumgartner of Hudson, WI; 2 grandchildren: Elijah Baumgartner of New Richmond, Wisconsin and Isaiah Baumgartner of Eau Claire, WI. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother George Baumgartner, sister Evelyn Stolberg and a grandchild Jonah Baumgartner. See www.willfuneralchapel.com for full obit.