Darol Gene Baumgartner
Last updated 2/16/2023 at 11:20am
Feb. 4, 2023
On Feb. 4, 2023, Darol was called home to the Lord. Darol was the fifth and final child born to his parents Hubert and Lydia in Hewitt, MN. His family moved to Spokane, Wash. when Darol was in 8th grade. He graduated from West Valley High School in Spokane, Wash. in 1957. He married Lois Ann Krumland on Feb. 20, 1965 in Spokane, Wash. and they would have celebrated their 58th anniversary this month.
Darol was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters. He is survived by his son Todd (Gina) Baumgartner, daughter Heidi (Bruce) Martin, six grandchildren, Timothy, Brandon, Joshua and Lauren Baumgartner, Cage Patterson, Reese Martin, a large extended family and friends.
Darol was an active member of Gethsemane Lutheran Church for 53 years. Darol retired from Nabisco/ADM in Cheney, Wash. after 36 years. He enjoyed golf, bowling, fishing, wood working, gardening, puzzles and singing in the church choir. He had a passion for growing flowers during the winter and keeping his lawn pristine in the summer.
Additional information on Darol's life will be shared at the memorial service being held at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 11315 E Broadway Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99206 on Feb. 18, 2023 at 11:00am. Memorials if desired in his name may be made to Gethsemane Lutheran Church.